Pastor Suspected of Killing His Wife Caught Fleeing Country

Tennessee police arrest the pastor at Nashville International airport for the murder of his wife.
3:00 | 01/05/14

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willing to share. A pastorer they call a fugitive from justice. Now the lead suspect in his wife's murder. Police say he was likely fleeing the country to germany ultimately to russia. The chances of extraditing him are pretty nil. Reporter: Custom agents were urged to be on the lookout for him. Homeland security officials were notified of his departure. All that had been done was to tell us that there was a warrant, he would have turned him in. Reporter: Six months earlier, his wife was stabbed to death in their alabama home. Police questioned the 53-year-old husband following the murder and then released. He was totally shocked when they pulled him out of line and detained him. Reporter: According to affidavit he was arrested new year's day, quote as a fugitive of justice. Inconsistencies during questioning led to his arrest. His attorney said that he was public about the trip, detailing his trip for sa three-year mission, writing in january 2014, I will step out in faith and move to germany to work with bible mission. He's currently being held without bail and will make his court appearance on tuesday. His attorneys still maintain he's innocent. Dan and bianna. All right, thank you.

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