PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man whose ex-girlfriend was found dead with her grandmother last week in a home in the East Hills is now in police custody.
Police say Cesar Mazza was taken into custody at 6:30 p.m. Friday after leaving a home in Newark, New Jersey.READ MORE: Police: Central Catholic High School No Longer At Risk For Threat After Arrest Made Following Social Media Comments
He was arrested by U.S. Marshals, according to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Mazza is the ex-boyfriend of 19-year-old Tionna Banks.
She and her grandmother, 72-year-old Valerie Crumpton, were found dead in Crumpton’s home on Karl Street back on May 7.
A warrant for Mazza’s arrest was issued the next day. He is not charged in the women’s deaths.READ MORE: Local Pediatricians Offer Health Advice For Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween
He was wanted for failing to appear in court on assault charges.
Banks filed a protection from abuse order against Mazza last October.
Earlier this week, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department put Mazza on their Most Wanted List.
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