Man wanted for murder in Ohio arrested in Janesville

Police: Sar I was arrested Wednesday afternoon

Published On: Nov 14 2013 04:52:40 PM CST
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

Janesville police arrested a man Friday who is wanted in Ohio for murder, kidnapping, gross abuse of a corpse and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, according to a release.

Columbus, Ohio police contacted detectives about Sar I, a wanted man, who may have been in the Janesville area, officials said.

On Wednesday, Janesville police conducted surveillance at a location where Sar I was often at, according to the release. Sar I was seen leaving the location in a car.

Police said they stopped the car arrested Sar I at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. He is currently in custody at the Rock County Jail awaiting extradition to Ohio.