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Tennessee man wanted in connection with wife's murder arrested in St. Petersburg

Posted at 9:00 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 23:16:49-05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A man who was wanted out of Nashville in connection with the murder of his wife has been arrested in St. Petersburg Wednesday night.

According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, 42-year-old Ronald Dickens was wanted by police after his wife, 30-year-old Shawnton Clay, was found dead inside the couple's apartment on January 25.

Dickens was found and arrested in the Tampa Bay area by U.S. Marshals and deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, according to Metro Nashville PD.

Officials did not say when Dickens will be extradited back to Tennessee.

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