Dayton man accused of killing his wife arrested in Alabama

A man charged with murder in the deadly shooting of his wife in November while their children were at home was arrested Friday morning by U.S. Marshals in Alabama.

Tremayne Burdine was wanted in the death of 30-year-old Tenisha Burdine. He was charged with two counts of murder, two counts of felonious assault and one count of tampering with evidence, according to Dayton Municipal Court records.

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Police were notified of the shooting after Tremayne Burdine dropped off his children at a relative’s home in Harrison Twp. The children were crying and said that their father shot their mother, a woman said in a 911 call.

The woman then went to the Burdine family’s home in the 1100 block of Vernon Drive in Dayton and discovered her cousin deceased at the back door, the woman told dispatchers.

Family members told police that Tremayne Burdine likely fled to Chicago, according to court records.

Dayton police and multiple U.S. Marshals task forces, including the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, Great Lakes Regional Task Force in Illinois and Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Alabama, worked together to find Burdine after he fled Ohio.

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Marshals investigators found Burdine in the 3000 block of Rosa Parks Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama, and arrested him Friday without incident.

“We want to thank our partners @USMarshalsHQ for their help in finding & arresting Mr. Burdine,” Dayton police shared on Twitter. “He is charged with murdering his wife Tenisha on Vernon Dr. last November.”

Tremayne Burdine is being held in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office jail in Alabama awaiting extradition to Dayton.

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