LAWRENCE, Mass. — Police have made an arrest in the murder of a man whose body was found by a jogger in Lawrence on Wednesday.
Twenty-two-year-old Niko Bianco of Amesbury was arrested on Thursday in Manchester, New Hampshire. He is charged with the murder of 48-year-old Ellis J. Wright of Lynn.
A man jogging in the area of 75 Manchester Street around 5:50 am found the body and a gun next to it in a vacant lot adjacent to Manchester Street Park.
The investigation led police several streets over as blood was scattered throughout the neighborhood.
Bianco will be arraigned in Manchester on a fugitive from justice charge before returning to Lawrence District Court for arraignment on the murder charge. The date and time of the arraignment are unknown at this time.
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