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Male Wanted for Pennsylvania Homicide Arrested in AC

For Immediate Release: June 23, 2017

On June 23, 2017, a male wanted for killing his father in Pennsylvania was arrested on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. 

Earlier this week, the Atlantic City Police Department was alerted that Michael Marchalk, 37, wanted for the murder of his father in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, PA, may be traveling to Atlantic City.

Officers were alerted and provided a photograph of Marchalk.  Today at 11:45 am, Marchalk was located in the 1600 block of the boardwalk and arrested by Sergeant John Waddell and Officers Armani Rex, Kerry Dunbar, Alim Adams, and Camren Johnson of the Tourism District Unit.  

Marchalk had previously made statements that he was not going to be arrested and would attempt suicide by cop.  He was arrested without incident and remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility pending extradition to Pennsylvania. 

Alert sent on 06/23/2017 at 17:01 EDT

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