The ex-husband of Carmin D. Ross, whose body was found in her rural Douglas County home nearly a year ago, was arrested this morning in Manhattan on a first-degree murder warrant.
Thomas E. Murray was picked up by Riley County Police at 8:45 a.m. and will be transported to the Douglas County Jail. His bond has been set at $1 million.
Thomas Murray is accused of murdering his ex-wife, whose body was discovered on Nov. 14, 2003, in her home at 1860 E. 1150 Road in northwest Douglas County.
Since then Douglas County officers, with assistance from Riley County and other agencies have conducted an investigation that included 250 interviews and 170 leads.
Thomas Murray is a Kansas State University English professor.