BREAKING: Contractor Wanted For Attempted Murder Had White House Pass; Arrested At White House

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On Tuesday, a contractor who had a White House pass was arrested at the White House as he was wanted for attempted murder, according to NBC News.

"Law enforcement officials say a man wanted for attempted murder was arrested outside the White House Tuesday morning, where he was working as a contractor and had a White House pass," NBC News White House Correspondent Geoff Bennett tweeted.

Bennett got the information from NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams, who identified the man as 29-year-old Martese Maurice Edwards of Suitland, Maryland.

A law enforcement official told NBC News that Edwards did work for the National Security Council (NSC) and worked in a building right next to the White House.

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