37-year-old suspect on the run after Mississippi slaying arrested in Dallas County

He was wanted in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend, according to officials.

A 37-year-old man who was wanted in Mississippi in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend was arrested in Dallas County.

Darion Hill faces a murder charge and was booked into the Dallas County Jail at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, according to jail records.

He was wanted in connection with the death of 21-year-old Quawanda Hicks, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds Dec. 26 near Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Miss.

Hicks had been reported missing by her mother a few days earlier, according to the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, Miss.

Hill was arrested by Dallas police, but few other details were available. He was wanted on charges of kidnapping and murder, the Ledger reported.

Loyd Brumfield, Breaking News producer. Loyd has covered breaking news for The Dallas Morning News since 2017. A native of Southeast Texas, he has been with The Dallas Morning News since 2007 and has worked in multiple roles: communities editor, communities reporter and breaking news producer. /loydbrumfield @LoydBrumfield
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