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Lynn Jackenheimer Case: Murder suspect Nathan Summerfield allegedly spotted in central Ohio, police say

Nathan J. Summerfield, Lynn Jackenheimer Personal Photo,Ashland County Sheriff's Office

Nathan Summerfield (left) and Lynn Jackenheimer
Personal Photo,Ashland County Sheriff's Office

(CBS/AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio - Police received a tip from an Ohio woman who reported seeing a man fitting the description of Nathan Summerfield, who is suspected of killing his on-and-off girlfriend Lynn Jackenheimer during a vacation in North Carolina.

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Officers searched for Summerfield on the east side of Columbus after a woman said she spotted Summerfield on Tuesday in a parking lot with a vehicle matching the description and license plate that authorities had publicized. But the search turned up nothing.

Summerfield, 27, is wanted on a murder charge in the death of 33-year-old Jackenheimer, who disappeared earlier this month while vacationing with Summerfield and her children. Police said Summerfield returned the children to Ashland and drove away.

Jackenheimer's body was found in a vacant lot in Frisco, N.C. Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said Tuesday that autopsy results revealed that Jackenheimer died from strangulation and stab wounds.

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