Michigan Fugitive Arrested in Las Vegas - 8 News NOW

Michigan Fugitive Arrested in Las Vegas

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Michael Duane Lawrence Michael Duane Lawrence
Angelica Olivarez./The defendant's former girlfriend Angelica Olivarez./The defendant's former girlfriend
Layla Jones/6-year-old girl Layla Jones/6-year-old girl

LAS VEGAS -- A fugitive from Michigan was arrested in Las Vegas Friday, the FBI announced.

FBI agents arrested Michael Duane Lawrence on a federal warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

He is wanted in Saginaw in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in 2012. He is also accused of killing his former girlfriend in April.

Lawrence is being held in jail in Las Vegas pending his extradition to Michigan.

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