Murder suspect who escaped courthouse apprehended

Posted at 7:22 AM, Jul 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 07:22:34-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A murder suspect who authorities say escaped from a Florida courthouse with the help of five other people has been apprehended.

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement late Wednesday that the search for 21-year-old Dayonte Resiles has ended with his capture.

The sheriff's department says Resiles, who bolted out of a courtroom Friday as he was awaiting a hearing, was taken into custody shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Beach County.

No further details were immediately available. A news conference was expected later.

Resiles is accused in the 2014 stabbing death of 59-year-old Jill Halliburton Su during an attempted robbery at her home in Davie, Florida. Su's family founded the Halliburton oil services company.

A $50,000 reward had been offered for information leading to his capture.

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