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TV show helps nab Georgia murder suspect

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  • FBI captures murder suspect on FBI's top 10 most-wanted list
  • Michael Jason Registe wanted for slayings of two college students
  • Registe was recently featured on "America's Most Wanted"
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ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Authorities are crediting the TV show "America's Most Wanted" for helping in the capture of a double murder suspect on the FBI's list of 10 most-wanted fugitives.

Michael Jason Registe was arrested Wednesday on the Caribbean island of St. Marteen, according to a news release from the Atlanta FBI office.

Authorities got multiple tips about Registe's whereabouts after his story was featured on a recent "America's Most Wanted" episode, the FBI said.

Registe was wanted for the 2007 execution-style slayings of two Columbus State University students, the FBI said.

Registe was added to the FBI's 10 most-wanted fugitives list, which also includes al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

He will be extradited back to Georgia to face charges, the FBI said.

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