Suspect in fatal LI and CT jewelry store robberies apprehended in Atlantic City

The suspect in the jewelry store killings in Connecticut New York has been arrested in New Jersey.

Police arrested 23-year-old Christopher DiMeo Friday in Atlantic City. DiMeo surrendered about 3 p.m. after an hour of phone negotiations with police. The suspect had been holed up in the Ascot Motel.

Meanwhile, police have confirmed that the same weapon was used in the Glen Head, NY murder as in the murders of jewelry owners in Fairfield, CT.

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