An Astoria man wanted for questioning by police in connection for the death of his wife, Tara Hawes, has been arrested in Connecticut.
Jordan Hawes, 32, was captured by Connecticut State Police on Sunday after leaving town following the alleged beating death of his wife in their 30th Street Home, reported DNAInfo.com.
Hawes was reportedly using a stolen vehicle that police found parked in a lot off of the northbound I-95 service area, reported Patch.com. He is reportedly being held in a psychiatric ward in Connecticut and has not yet been charged any crime, reported NY1.
The NYPD has been hunting Hawes after finding his 33-year-old wife bruised, battered and bloodied with severe head wounds around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. The medical examiner said she suffered from a blunt force trauma to the head, reported DNAInfo.com.
Jan. 31, police discovered Jordan Hawes using his wife's ATM card.
Neighbors reportedly heard the couple fighting with each other, but said Jordan Hawes was did not cause problems with any other residents.
He doesn't really speak to other people, said one neighbor, reported DNAInfo.com
He kept to himself, said Alejandro Tellez, 27, said another name according to DNAInfo.com.