NYPD Arrests Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run

Friend arranges for Julio Acevedo to surrender
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 6, 2013 6:20 PM CST
This undated photo provided by the New York City Police Department shows Julio Acevedo.   (AP Photo/NYPD)

(Newser) – It wasn't a ruse: The man sought in last weekend's hit and run in Brooklyn that killed a young couple and their infant son surrendered as promised today. Police took Julio Acevedo into custody without incident at a supermarket parking lot in northeastern Pennsylvania after a friend arranged it, reports the AP. The 44-year-old is expected to be extradited to New York shortly to face charges. “He walked up to the car and got in,” a witness tells the Daily News. “No words or nothing.” (Read more car accident stories.)

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