Man on RI's Most Wanted list captured in Fall River, police say

FILE -- Kongvannark "Ricky" Maloney (Police photo)

A man wanted for a 2013 murder in Providence has been arrested in Massachusetts, according to authorities.

Fall River police said Monday that Kongvannark "Ricky" Maloney was captured in Fall River on an unrelated domestic violence charge.

Authorities previously said Maloney, along with another suspect, Felix Olivares, spotted Maloney's ex-girlfriend driving with her new boyfriend in the early afternoon hours of Aug. 9, 2013.

The two cars crashed on Westminster Street outside victim Johenllys Gabriel Espinal's home.

"These guys basically just got out of their car and executed this kid right in front of the ex-girlfriend," authorities previously said.

After opening fire, the shooters ran off, leaving their car and a murder victim behind.

Providence police quickly identified Maloney and Olivares as the suspects at the scene that afternoon.

Now, more than five years later, Maloney has been arrested. Olivares was apprehended in New York and charged with first-degree murder in 2015. He pleaded not guilty.

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