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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- A man wanted for the murder of a homeless man in Oklahoma was captured in Utah where he had been hiding for a few weeks, police said.
Patrick Pflueger, 21, had been on the run since May 31, when he and two others were accused of killing John Seeley, 62, who saw them stealing scrap metal in Tulsa and threatened to report them, police said.
Seeley was beaten and a television was dropped on his head, said Mike Winger of the U.S. Marshals Service. "It was really a gruesome murder," he said.
After a week of surveillance, officers arrested Pflueger at an apartment Tuesday. He was not armed and was taken to the Weber County jail.
The other men, brothers Leslie McGee, 21, and Dusty McGee, 25, were arrested June 1.
Information from: Standard-Examiner
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