A Florida sheriff says a murder suspect who escaped last week from a courthouse while awaiting a hearing has been apprehended without incident at a hotel.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters early Friday morning that 21-year-old Dayonte Resiles surrendered at a Days Inn in West Palm Beach.
Israel says Resiles, who was alone, obeyed orders from a SWAT team to come out of a room. He lay on the ground and allowed himself to be handcuffed.
The sheriff says no force was necessary.
Israel some there probably will be people eligible for the $50,000 reward that had been offered for information leading to his capture.
Resiles bolted out of a courtroom Friday. He is accused in the 2014 stabbing death of 59-year-old Jill Halliburton Su during an attempted robbery at her home in Davie, Florida.
Su's family founded the Halliburton oil services company.
Authorities charged five people with helping Resiles escape.
The Broward Sheriff's Office said surveillance video captured fellow jail inmate Walter M. Hart III assisting Resiles in getting out of his shackles. Hart is charged with escape and being an accessory to Resiles' murder charge.