Man Wanted on Suspicion of Murdering Concord Woman Surrenders in Reno: Police

A man wanted in connection to the murder of a woman found in a Concord park surrendered to authorities on Tuesday in Reno, Nevada.

Concord police said Erick Lamar Nelson was wanted for the May 16 murder of Poinsettia Parks in Newhall Park. The 25-year-old woman was found floating at the edge of a pond in the Newhall Community Park near the Boxer Boulevard entrance.

Detectives are in Reno conducting follow-up interview with Nelson. He remains in custody at the Washoe County Jail pending extradition to California, authorities said.

No other information was immediately available.

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