GALVESTON, Texas - Ryan Allen Klug, the prime suspect in the murder of Columbus resident Adaobi M. Obih, has been taken into custody by U.S. Marshals near Galveston, Texas.
A multi-agency search had been underway for Klug since Obih, 26, was found dead in her apartment Tuesday. Klug and Obih were roommates.
Employees of the River Stone Apartments found Obih unresponsive on the third floor of the apartment building in the 3400 block of Limestone Lane.
The employees were alerted after Obih missed two days of work. Police said Obih’s boyfriend also reported her as missing.
Officials said there was no sign of forced entry in the apartment, but when an apartment employee entered the space, police said Obih was lying dead on the ground.
Detectives said Obih had what appeared to be multiple knife wounds, including having her throat cut, police documents said. Officials said a knife was found in the apartment.
Police said they found evidence of blood throughout the apartment and leading to the garage that Klug used.
A neighbor told police the garage door had been open for at least 24 hours.
Police documents said Klug sent a text message to his boss Sunday evening, saying he was going to be sick on Monday and then take a two-week vacation.