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Murder suspect from VA arrested in Nashville

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Jeffrey Jennings is wanted in Virginia on a first-degree murder charge. Jeffrey Jennings is wanted in Virginia on a first-degree murder charge.
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A man wanted in connection to a killing in Virginia was arrested Tuesday morning in Nashville.

The U.S. Marshals got a tip that Jeffrey Jennings could be heading to East Nashville and staked out some officers in the area.

Jennings was spotted walking along Trinity Lane near Interstate 65.

Officers stopped and questioned him, and say he had marijuana on him.

Jennings was arrested without incident.

Police say Jennings is accused in the shooting death of a 26-year-old man that happened over the weekend in Suffolk, VA.

He now faces drug charges in addition to a first-degree murder charge.

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