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Authorities issue warrant for man wanted in wife's death

A North Carolina sheriff's office has issued arrest warrants for a man whose wife was found dead this week

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Friday, March 15, 2019

NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office has issued an arrest warrant for a man whose wife was found dead this week.

News outlets report the Nash County Sheriff’s Office says it is looking for 57-year-old Lynn Keel, who is wanted on a murder charge.

Investigators have accused Keel in the death of his wife, Diana Alejandra Keel, a 38-year-old mother who was first reported missing by her daughter on March 7. Authorities say Diana Keel’s body was found five days later by a N.C. Department of Transportation worker in neighboring Edgecombe County, approximately 30 miles (48 km) from her home.

Prior to her body being found, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told reporters that Lynn Keel told investigators that his wife left with some acquaintances and hadn’t returned.

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