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Man extradited from N.C. to Pa. in connection with Carbon Co. homicide

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 07 2014 12:55:33 PM CST
Angela Steigerwalt
NESQUEHONING, Pa. -

An Allentown man who was arrested in North Carolina in connection with a homicide investigation in Carbon County is back in Pennsylvania.

Officials say Anthony Heath, 24, has been extradited. He's being held in Carbon County prison on $1 million bail.

Heath was arrested Sunday in Kinston, North Carolina, and police say he was driving Angela Steigerwalt's car.

Her charred remains were found Saturday in a wooded area in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County.

Police say Heath used Steigerwalt's credit card to purchase lighter fluid and a lighter at a Walmart in Lehigh County on the day her body was found.

Right now, Heath is charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for February 19th.