California man wanted for murder arrested in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A man wanted for murder in California was arrested at a residence on East Dakota Avenue in Pierre Wednesday.

Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Gary Bunt says 32-year-old Adam Renfroe of Brentwood, CA, was wanted for Murder and a Parole Violation.

The charges stem from an incident on July 12, 2019, at a Motel 6 in Concord, CA. Renfroe and another man allegedly shot and killed 36-year-old Daniel Schrader.

Bunt says in this case, the U.S. Marshals do not have to escort Renfroe back to California.

Bunt says the U.S. Marshals Service is the oldest law enforcement agency in the country and has four offices in South Dakota.

He was transported to the Hughes County Jail and is awaiting extradition proceedings to California.