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Shenandoah homicide suspect arrested in NYC

Published On: May 01 2014 06:24:24 AM EDT   Updated On: May 01 2014 02:23:35 PM EDT
Shenandoah homicide scene & Nunez

A man wanted on homicide charges in Schuylkill County is in custody.

Police said Luis Nunez-Calderon was arrested in New York City Wednesday.

Police were called to a home at 518 W. Centre Street in Shenandoah on Tuesday and found 38-year-old Wendy Contreras-Hernandez dead inside her home.


She had been fatally stabbed, officials said.

Authorities said Calderon, 41, was the victim's ex-boyfriend and the two had been involved in domestic disputes before.

They said he got a ride to Hazleton then was taken to Manhattan by a truck driver.

Nunez-Calderon is awaiting extradition back to Pennsylvania.