NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in Newberry County say a suspect in the death of his estranged wife at her home has been arrested in Pennsylvania.
The sheriff's office announced Tuesday that 76-year-old Charles Butler of Chambersburg, Pa., was arrested by that town's police department on a warrant for the murder of 66-year-old Andrenna Butler.
Charles Butler is being held as he awaits an extradition hearing.
Sheriff Lee Foster said friends found Andrenna Butler's body last Saturday night on the floor of her home. Investigators say she lived alone and was estranged from her husband of over 50 years. There were no signs of forced entry, no signs of theft and the alarm system was not armed.
A small amount of blood was found near Butler, who was lying near a door.
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Investigators say they have a suspect in the weekend ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers that left one dead and one wounded outside their barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.
A Bucks County teacher is facing assault and related charges stemming from a sexual relationship with a middle school student, prosecutors announced Tuesday morning.
A chance of rain by Tuesday morning.
We began this Tuesday with clouds and a few briefly soaking showers. Sun took over here in Philly by 9 a.m., and now it's a beautiful day that feels like fall. The season officially begins, by the way, on Monday, September 22nd. Expect a high today in tme mid 70s, and more beautiful weather for the rest of the work week.
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Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a pregnant mother and her baby over the weekend.
Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.