Alleghany Co. Murder Suspect Arrested in North Carolina

Adan Rodriguez

Alleghany County, VA - The Alleghany County man deputies say killed his wife and left her body in a cemetery has been arrested.

Adan "Manuel" Rodriguez was arrested around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Pineville, North Carolina.

Alleghany County Sheriff Kevin Hall says Rodriguez barricaded himself in a home there and there was a standoff with police and U.S. marshals before he was taken into custody.

He says they originally found Rodriguez's truck south of Charlotte, near Pineville around 10:30 Wednesday night.

They say two hours later, they found Rodriguez.

Right now investigators are processing the truck.

24-year-old Ashley Rodriguez was reported missing May 13th and found dead a short time later.