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Man arrested in ex-Playboy model, was strangled to death in Pennsylvania home

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Playboy model, strangled found in her house

Police are searching for a person of interest that they believe may be involved in the killing of Christina Carlin-Kraft.

A man was arrested Wednesday in Pennsylvania, and charged with murder in the death of a former Playboy playmate who was strangled is found in her apartment last week.

Jonathan Wesley Harris, 30, was taken into custody in Pittsburgh, after he fled to Philadelphia, where playmate Christina Carlin-Kraft, 36, was found, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said.

Jonathan Wesley Harris, right, was on Wednesday arrested in Pittsburgh in the strangulation death of the former Playboy playmate, Christina Carlin-Kraft.

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Carlin-Kraft was found dead on Aug. 22 in the bedroom of her apartment in the chic suburb of Ardmore, just west of Philadelphia. Her cause of death was ruled “ligature strangulation.”

The researchers say that, in the early hours on the day she was murdered, Carlin-Kraft left her apartment, and was seen on the security video meeting Harris and entering a vehicle together.

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Just after 3 pm, the two entered Carlin-Kraft’s apartment. The district attorney’s office said that the front door of her house was opened at 3:08 pm and the door, which led to a terrace, closed at 5:19 pm

During this period, “a violent struggle occurred in the apartment” and Carlin-Kraft “was beaten, her nose was broken and she was strangled to death.”

The police served an arrest warrant on Tuesday, and on Wednesday, Harris was charged with first-degree murder in Carlin-Kraft has died.

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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