Nearly four years after a pilot whale washed onto the Jersey Shore with a gunshot wound to its jaw and died, an arrest has been made in its suspected murder.

 

Feds in New Jersey charged a 27-year-old Cape May tuna fisherman Thursday after they say intense forensic and ballistic testing linked him to the federally protected mammal's grisly death.

 

Authorities say Daniel Archibald was collared after his World War II rifle was recovered on the fishing vessel "Capt Bob," which had been coursing the Garden State's waters at the time of the 2011 shooting.

 

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