Jesse Matthew Arrested: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Jesse Matthew, the wanted man in connection with the disappearance of Hannah Graham, has been arrested, reports NBC Washington.

Here’s what we know so far:

1. He’s Been Missing Since September 20

Matthew had absconded after being interviewed by police on September 20. Intially, he was being sought on charges relating to dangerous driving. He was arrested in Louisana and will be extradited back to Virginia, according to NBC 4.

2. Police Took Clothing From His Apartment That Was Related to the Hannah Graham Case

During two searches of his apartment, close to the University of Virginia campus, police took clothes and other belongings. Some of the clothing led to cops to lay charges of abduction with intent to defile against Matthew, reports The Cavalier Daily.

3. He Worked in the Operating Room of the UVA Hospital

He worked at the University of Virginia hospital in the Operating Room department, according to Cavalier Daily. On the day of his arrest, the hospital said that he was suspended without pay, reports NBC Washington.

4. The Search for Hannah Graham Goes On

Hannah Graham's Parents

Hannah Graham’s parents thanking volunteers. (Twitter/@VDEM)

Despite the charges that were laid against him, police in Charlottesville confirmed that the search for Hannah Graham was ongoing.

5. She Was a Straight-A Student

Hannah Graham was a popular, English-born UVA student. She was in her second year at the school when she vanished on September 13.