UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man wanted in the slaying of his ex-wife has been apprehended at a motel in Union City after a brief struggle.
The U.S. Marshals Service announced the arrest of 58-year-old John Stephen Kristofak early Thursday morning.
Kristofak was believed to be hiding here in Jacksonville.
Police say Kristofak is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and murder in the death of his 48-year-old ex-wife., Donna Nations Kristofak.
She was found unresponsive in her Marietta home on Saturday and later died at WellStar Kennestone Hospital.
Authorities say Kristofak was taken into custody at the motel early Thursday morning. The U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement that their agents joined the search for Kristofak after he was identified as "the primary suspect" in his ex-wife's killing.
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