Jeremiah Monell, husband accused of killing estranged wife Tara O'Shea, captured

A Cumberland County man accused of killing his estranged wife and evading police for two weeks has been caught following a massive manhunt.



State police say 32-year-old Cedarville resident Jeremiah Monell was captured Monday. He was found in a wooded area in Folsom, Atlantic County.



Monell is accused of killing 35-year-old Tara O'Shea at her home in Commercial Township on Dec. 18. O'Shea's family and friends say Monell slit her throat in front of their 12-year-old son.



The intensive air and ground search for Monell was centered on a wooded area in Lawrence Township where authorities had found his truck.



State police had offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to Monell's arrest.



The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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