ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Federal authorities have found two brothers
wanted on murder charges in Philadelphia hiding out in an Athens apartment complex.
Jim Burke of the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force said deputy marshals tracked 25-year-old Edward and 27-year-old Cornell Lowery to the complex. The two were arrested Tuesday.
Officials say the brothers are wanted in the July 27 slaying of
a man in Philadelphia's Nicetown neighborhood. Police say they shot Jason Patton-Thompas several times in the head and chest.
Burke wouldn't say how the pair ended up in Athens but said they didn't resist arrest, and marshals found no weapons in the
Both men waived extradition Wednesday morning.