PITTSBURGH - A man wanted for killing a missing woman in Georgia turned himself into authorities in Pittsburgh, Channel 11's sister station WSB-TV reported.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation posted on Facebook Wednesday morning that the suspect, Austin Stryker, turned himself in and efforts to return him to Georgia are in progress.
Stryker is accused of killing 21-year-old Hannah Bender, who disappeared Sept. 14 from Lumpkin County, WSB-TV reported. Her body was found Sept. 25 in a shallow grave in Forsyth County.
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BREAKING: Austin Stryker in custody in Pittsburgh, PA as of 1am. He's accused of killing Hannah Bender of Dahlonega and burying her body in a shallow grave. This makes the 5th arrest in the case including Stryker's fiancé. pic.twitter.com/iBBoYXLdyU— Lauren Davis (@LaurenDavisWSB) October 2, 2019
Stryker surrendered to Pittsburgh police just before midnight Tuesday night. He was taken into custody near the intersection of Maple Terrace and Virginia Avenue on Mt. Washington, outside the Rite Aid.
For the full report on the suspected murderer's arrest, watch the video above.
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