Covington murder suspect arrested in Anderson Township

    Kendal McBride arrested for the Covington murder of Malachi Rice (HCSO/WKRC)

    CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A man suspected of murder in Covington was arrested in Anderson Township overnight. Kendal McBride will now await extradition to Kentucky.

    Malachi Rice was found shot to death in an alley between 18th Street and Hawthorne on Nov. 12. Officers were able to speak to several witnesses at the scene.

    On Dec. 26, police issued a warrant for McBride's arrest. They believed to be in Ohio.

    At 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, Deputies stopped a vehicle in Anderson Township. McBride was a passenger, according to police.

    Police have not commented on a possible motive for the murder.

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