Suspect Arrested in New York in Miami Beach Man's Murder

A man suspected of killing another man inside a Miami Beach apartment was captured Sunday in New York City.

Nicholas Brent Gibson, 32, of Miami Beach, is suspected in the murder of 77-year-old Erik B. Stocker, Miami Beach police said.

Stocker's body was found April 30 in the 1500 block of Michigan Avenue. Investigators said the homicide occurred at least 10 days earlier.

NYPD found Gibson in Manhattan, where he struggled with officers during his arrest and injured at least one. 

Gibson is also wanted by the U.S. Marshals for failing to register as a sex offender, police said.

He will eventually be returned to Miami to be prosecuted for Stocker's murder, police said. Gibson may also face charges in New York City for allegedly assaulting officers and resisting arrest.

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