ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Anchorage man who reported his wife was missing has been charged with murder in the disappearance.
Anchorage police say 33-year-old Thomas Skeek Jr. was arrested Wednesday. They are revealing few other details in the case.
Thomas Skeek Jr. stands during his arraignment in the Anchorage jail court on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. The Anchorage man who reported his wife was missing earlier this month has been charged with murder in the disappearance of Linda Skeek. Anchorage police say 33-year-old Skeek Jr. was arrested Wednesday. They are revealing few other details in the case. (Bill Roth/Alaska Dispatch News via AP) KTUU-TV OUT; KTVA-TV OUT; THE MAT-SU VALLEY FRONTIERSMAN OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Skeek called police Jan. 4 to report 32-year-old Linda Skeek was missing.
He told investigators that he had gotten into an argument with Linda Skeek on Jan. 1 and that she had left on foot. He told police he had not seen his wife since New Year's Day.
Police on Wednesday used a warrant to search the Skeek's home and a vehicle.
Thomas Skeek afterward was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and evidence tampering.
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