Quadir "Avon" Taylor, 28, was arrested on charges relating to the death Carrie Smith after a home invasion.
Smith died of heart complications.
The crime occurred in Northampton County, Penn. in 2012. Taylor's arrest was reported Sept. 2, 20115.
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Authorities have arrested the fourth person accused in a 2012 home-invasion robbery in Wilson Borough that led to the death of a 76-year-old woman.
Quadir "Avon" Taylor, 28, was picked up early Friday morning in Somerset County by U.S. marshals, Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Patricia Mulqueen said.
Taylor is being held in county prison in New Jersey while he awaits extradition to Pennsylvania to face homicide, robbery and related charges in connection with the death of Carrie Smith.
Taylor is a New Jersey native who frequented the Easton and Allentown areas, authorities previously said.
Smith's granddaughter and two others have already been convicted in the case.
Last month, Northampton County prosecutors announced a county grand jury recommended charges against Taylor.
Back in March, the grand jury opened its investigation into Taylor in connection with the Jan. 15, 2012, robbery of Smith at her home in the 2400 block of Hillside Avenue.
Authorities said Smith's granddaughter, Rebecca Johnson, plotted to steal $35,000 and jewelry from her grandmother, in order to finance a massive marijuana purchase in Colorado.
Rogel "Roger" Suero, Johnson's then-boyfriend, and the previously unidentified accomplice used a key Johnson had stolen to enter the house, roused the sleeping Smith and forced her to open the safe, prosecutors said.
They made off with money, jewelry and other valuables totaling more than $35,000.
Smith, a great-grandmother, suffered a mild heart attack because of the robbery, authorities said. After her release from Easton Hospital, she was hospitalized twice more before dying March 16, 2012.
Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek ruled the death homicide, caused by worsening of congestive heat failure due to the heart attack suffered during the robbery.
Johnson and Suero were found guilty in October 2013 of second-degree murder and related charges. The pair were sentenced to life in prison for the robbery and homicide.
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