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Suspect In Garland Murder Caught By Troopers In Nebraska

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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) - A man accused of killing his girlfriend Monday night at a Garland apartment has been captured in southeast Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol on Wednesday said 39-year-old Sisro Johnson, of Tyler, is in the Otoe County Jail on a murder warrant from Garland.

Early Tuesday morning, after receiving a domestic disturbance 911 call, police went to the Country Creek Apartments in the 1700 block of North Jupiter Road. When officers arrived they found the beaten body of 45-year-old Zulema McColgan.

A Nebraska trooper Tuesday night attempted to pull over a speeding SUV, matching the description of a vehicle being sought, on U.S. 75 just north of the Kansas state line.

The suspect then drove off leading authorities on a 27 mile chase that reached speeds up to 110 mph. The chase ended after the SUV ran over roadway spikes, put down by law officers, and a tire went flat.

Garland Police say they are now working with Nebraska authorities to start extradition procedures for Johnson to be returned to Dallas County where he will be charged with Murder.

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