Husband wanted in wife's death arrested in California

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Phoenix police say a man wanted in the death of his wife has been arrested in California.

According to Sgt. Tommy Thompson with Phoenix police, 54-year-old Cynthia Minor was found dead on September 6 inside an apartment near 24th Street and Osborn. Police say Minor had been reported missing in Scottsdale.

Sgt. Thompson identified the suspect as her husband, 69-year-old Derek Minor. Sgt. Thompson says the Minors were in the process of separating when Cynthia returned to the apartment they once shared to pick up some items.

Derek Minor was arrested by patrol officers in Santa Monica, California, according to police. He will eventually be extradited back to Arizona.

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