Man nabbed for Boston murder

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 30, 2005

A Boston man wanted on murder charges was arrested in northern Suffolk Wednesday night.

Federal marshals apprehended Cleveland Martin, 19, at a Pughsville residence, said Lt. Debbie George, spokeswoman for the Suffolk Police Department. He is one of two men wanted for the Aug. 25 slaying of a Boston cab driver.

Martin is being held in Western Tidewater Regional Jail until his extradition back to Boston, she said.

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The other suspect, Jashawn Robinson, 21, was arrested Wednesday in Chesapeake.

Both will be charged with fugitive from justice charges in Virginia. Police in Boston have charged both men with murder and armed robbery.

allison.williams@suffolknewsherald.com