MILTON, Pa. (AP) — Police in Connecticut apprehended a Texas man wanted in the slaying of a Virginia woman whose body was found on Interstate 80 in Pennsylvania, officials said. State troopers arrested Tracy Rollins Jr., 28, of Dallas, on Wednesday in Milldale, Connecticut, Pennsylvania state police said.
He was accused of killing Rebecca Landrith, 47, of Virginia.READ MORE: 'A Game Changer': CDC Recommends Johnson & Johnson's 1-Dose COVID Vaccine, Paving Way For Distribution To Begin
Authorities said they believed she was likely shot elsewhere before her body was discovered on Sunday along an I-80 eastbound ramp in Pennsylvania’s Union County.READ MORE: Irv Cross, Former Eagles Star DB And Pioneer Black Analyst, Dies At 81
Landrith had recently travelled through parts of the Midwest, state police said, and she had ties to several states, including South Dakota and Utah.
According to state police, Rollins was awaiting an extradition hearing. It could not be determine whether he had retained a lawyer.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Easing More Restrictions Monday On Road To Recovery
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