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Citrus fatal hit-and-run suspect found in London

Posted at 4:51 PM, May 17, 2016

A fugitive that was wanted for nearly 13 years, Patrick John Donovan, was arrested in London.

According to Citrus County deputies, Donovan had a warrant out for his arrest for failure to appear on a vehicle homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, leaving the scene of a crash involving injury and evidence tampering from 2001.

Donovan was located in England and was escorted back to U.S. soil (Detroit) where he was arrested on the Citrus County warrant, deputies said.

He is currently being held at the Wayne County Jail in Detroit on no bond.

According to wanted poster created by FHP, Donovan was driving a red F-150 truck on SR 55 when he ran into the back of a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle died on impact and the passenger sustained life changing injuries.  The female passenger was thrown from the bike and lost her left leg as a result, troopers explained.

Donovan, according to troopers, took off and evidence later collected showed Donovan repaired his car to hide the damage.

Donovan was arrested but fled the area after making bond.

Deputies had been searching for him since 2001.