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Woman wanted in fatal arrow attack arrested in London

More than two months after the fatal attack, a woman wanted in connection with a homicide involving an arrow is in police custody.

Police had been searching for Amanda Tait, 26, in connection to the February killing of Brian Maksoud

Police tape cordoned off an area around 67 Arbour Glen Crescent after a man was hit with an arrow on Feb. 5, 2019. (Travis Dolynny/CBC)

More than two months after the fatal attack, a woman wanted in connection with a homicide in London involving an arrow is in police custody.

 Amanda Tait, 26, of no fixed address, was arrested in London on Saturday.

She's charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder. Tait is to appear in court via video on Monday.

On Feb. 5, Brian Peter Maksoud, 46, died after being shot by an arrow at a residence located at 67 Arbour Glen Cres., just off Kipps Lane in north London, according to police. 

Kevin Brandon Hartman, 35, was initially charged with second-degree murder, but the charge has been upgraded to first-degree murder.

Police say the victim and the accused were known to each other. 

Hartman is due back in court on Tuesday.

Paul Wayne O'Connell, 47, of London, is also charged with being an accessory after the fact to aggravated assault in connection with Maksoud's killing.