A man wanted in Pennsylvania for killing his father was arrested on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Friday morning.

According to a press release, Atlantic City Police were alerted at 37-year-old Michael Marchalk from Schuylkill County, PA, could be traveling to the area. WPMT-TV reports Marchalk was wanted for the murder of his father, 60-year-old Ryan Marchalk, who was a prominent attorney in central Pennsylvania.

On Friday morning, just before noon, Marchalk was located in the 1600 block of the boardwalk and arrested by several Atlantic City police officers. The ACPD says Marchalk had previously made statements that he was not going to be arrested and would attempt suicide by cop, but he was arrested without incident.


SOURCE: Atlantic City Police Department press release, WPMT-TV