COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say someone in central Ohio reported seeing a man suspected of killing his on-and-off girlfriend during a vacation to North Carolina's Outer Banks, but a search turned up nothing.
Officers searched for Nathan Summerfield on the east side of Columbus after a woman said she spotted Summerfield on Tuesday in a parking lot with a vehicle matching the description and license plate that authorities had publicized.
Summerfield is wanted on a murder charge in the death of 33-year-old Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland, Ohio, who disappeared earlier this month while vacationing with Summerfield and her children. Her body was found in a vacant lot in Frisco, N.C.
Police say Summerfield returned the children to Ashland and drove away.
Summerfield's brother has told authorities that Summerfield said he strangled the woman.