Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect Tuesday in connection with the murder of a woman at a Southern California home owned by 1960s “Tarzan” actor Ron Ely, according to reports.
The unidentified suspect was on the loose for a short time before being caught, KABC-TV of Los Angeles reported.
American actor Ron Ely plays the title role in an episode of the US TV series ‘Tarzan’, circa 1967. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
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Ely, 81, is best known for playing Tarzan in the 1966-68 TV series of the same name. He also had recurring roles in shows like “The Love Boat” and “Fantasy Island.”
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It’s unclear if Ely was in the house at the time of the slaying, but officials said a man was there, KABC reported.