Florida murder suspect arrested in Jesup

After a two-and-a-half-hour standoff Wednesday afternoon, Eric Vail Jr. was apprehended at 6735 Lanes Bridge Road in Jesup, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

Vail, 28, of Florida is wanted for first degree murder in Broward County, Florida.

In addition to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force of the U.S. Marshals Service out of Savannah, Broward County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals Service Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force collaborated on the arrest.

See Saturday’s edition of The Press-Sentinel for more information. 

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