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Fugitive captured at Hastings library

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A man who had been featured on "America's Most Wanted" for killing his girlfriend in Florida two years ago was arrested Saturday at the Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings.


Abraham Mpaka, 46, was arrested at the library and is being held at the Dakota County jail.

Mpaka was featured on the "America's Most Wanted" television show three times.

"America's Most Wanted" had this summary of his arrest on its website:

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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