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Suspect in killing of two-year-old waives extradition

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Xavier Primm, the last suspect arrested in connection with the shooting death of two-year-old John Swoveland, Jr. in South Bend, has waived his right to fight his extradition to St. Joseph County.

Primm, 23, was arrested last month in Decatur, Il, after he turned himself in to police. He was wanted for assisting a criminal, after St. Joseph County prosecutors charged him and seven others for their involvement in a shooting that resulted in Swoveland's death on April  9.

Swoveland was shot and killed in front of his uncle's residence on Campeau St. in South Bend as he was playing with a sibling. Police believe he was hit with a stray bullet after a shooting between rival groups.

Primm will remain in the custody with the Macon County Sheriff until his transfer is scheduled.
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