Daryl Lamar Brooks, wanted by police on a murder charge stemming from a March car accident, was arrested Thursday at an apartment complex in southwest Durham.
Police announced the arrest late Thursday afternoon, a day after they appealed for the public’s help in finding him. They picked up Brooks on Kent Lake Drive, off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.
A grand jury had indicted Brooks, 41, on Monday on charges of second-degree murder, felony death by vehicle, careless and reckless driving, felony inflicting serious injury with a vehicle and driving with a revoked license.
The March 11 crash on Fayetteville Road, near Cook Road, killed Kelwin Biggs, 53.
Police had said a car Brooks was driving hit the read end of Biggs’ car and sent it into the path of an oncoming car in the opposite lane.
The day of the crash, police had charged Brooks with driving while impaired.
Brooks was held in the Durham County Detention Center in lieu of $790,000 bail.