Delco murder suspect arrested in North Carolina, girlfriend found safe: Police

Dahmier Harmon, 26, was taken into custody without incident by police in Fayetteville.

Saturday, August 6, 2022
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Police say a suspect wanted for murder in Delaware County, Pennsylvania was taken into custody in North Carolina and his girlfriend was found safe.

CHESTER, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Police say a suspect wanted for murder in Delaware County, Pennsylvania has been taken into custody in North Carolina and his girlfriend has been found safe.

The Chester City Police Department tells Action News that Dahmier Harmon, 26, was taken into custody without incident on Friday night by police in Fayetteville.

They say his girlfriend was with him and unharmed.

According to police, Harmon's girlfriend was last seen at a friend's house in the area of West 21st Street in Chester around 4 p.m. Friday.

Police issued a missing endangered person advisory.

Police say Harmon was wanted for the murder of Leon Culbreath which occurred in the area of the 2100 block of Edgmont Avenue on August 3.

Investigators say that Harmon abducted his girlfriend because he believed she told police about the murder. Police say she was not the person who alerted authorities.

Harmon will be extradited to Pennsylvania and will await trial for the murder of Culbreath, police say.

Authorities say the abduction is still under investigation at this time and there may be additional charges against Harmon.