Dionte Jones is awaiting extradition, according to state police.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Johnstown man wanted for criminal homicide in the death of a man whose body was found by a highway maintenance worker has been apprehended in North Carolina.

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State police announced Monday that 28-year-old Dionte Jones was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service in Fayetteville, North Carolina and placed in the Hoke County Jail. He is awaiting extradition.

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Police say Jones was charged with one count of criminal homicide in the death of Dashawn Green, whose body was found by the highway maintenance worker on Jan. 21 in Indiana County. Police say Jones shot and killed Green on Jan. 18 at a home in Johnstown.

Green’s body was found in a grassy area on Mulligan Hill Road by the worker, who was inspecting a drain nearby. An autopsy revealed that Green died of a gunshot wound. His death was ruled a homicide.

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Janayah Smith and Joyce Ann Smith also face charges in Cambria County. They are accused of hindering law enforcement’s investigation into the deadly shooting.