Police: Suspect in Columbus internet café murders arrested

(Columbus Division of Police)
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One day after the FBI announced a reward for information leading to an arrest, a suspect in a Columbus double murder was taken into custody.

Christopher Alexander King is accused of killing two people during a robbery at Players Paradise in Columbus on January 20.

King and one accomplice attacked 52-year-old Karen R. Arrington. The two were then confronted by a security guard, 38-year-old Joseph M. Arrington.

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King allegedly shot both Karen and Joseph.

Two other people are in custody in relation to this homicide.

King was charged with robbery and murder on July 18 and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Tuesday, the FBI announced they were offering a $10,000 reward leading to King's arrest.

Thanks to a tip, King was taken into custody just before noon on Wednesday at a home on Huxley Drive.