Man accused of killing wife in Wake Forest caught in Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WNCN) – A man wanted for killing his wife in Wake Forest has been captured in Mississippi, according to the NBC affiliate in Memphis.

Lanson Stalf
PHOTOS: Man accused of killing wife in Wake Forest, then robbing Miss. bank

Lanson Paul Stalf is accused of robbing a bank Friday morning near Memphis, according to Wake Forest spokeman Bill Crabtree.

The Community Bank in Hernando, Mississippi, was robbed Friday morning, WMC-TV reported.

Stalf is accused of killing his 34-year-old wife Stephanie Lynn Autry in their home Tuesday night.

He was captured without incident Friday at a hotel in Batesville, Mississippi.

District attorneys with jurisdiction in the case will handle Stalf’s extradition.

Stalf will be charged with murder once back in Raleigh.

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