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Weymouth: Man Wanted for Murder Apprehended in Florida

A man wanted for the murder of a Weymouth woman has been apprehended in Florida. Cornell Bell, indicted in 2017 for the murder of Michelle Clarke, was arrested at a construction site in Dania, Florida. Bell’s truck had been found abandoned in the Miami area. Prosecutors say that Bell harassed his ex-girlfriend at work and followed her to her home where there was a fatal confrontation. Massachusetts State Police and Weymouth Police had been working on finding Bell.

About Christine James

Christine James is the Managing News Editor, and anchor at WATD. She has been a fixture here since 1990. Along the way in her WATD newsroom journey, she has won numerous broadcast awards including the Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow National Award for "Best Newscast."