Man wanted for Pontiac woman's murder arrested in Kentucky

A man on the run accused of a murder in Michigan was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Kentucky.

Kevin Wiley is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Marie Colburn.

The 34-year-old is accused of beating and strangling her to death in her Pontiac apartment last month. Her mother found her body stuffed in a closet days later. Investigators say a Michigan Department of Corrections notice had been attached to the apartment's front door in an effort to contact Wiley.

Wiley is a convicted criminal and was recently released from prison for a manslaughter conviction in 2005. Oakland County sheriff's officials say he had cut off his electronic tether in Detroit.

He now awaits extradition in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to Michigan.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.