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Man arrested for murder in Henderson after wife found dead inside apartment

Man arrested for murder in Henderson after wife found dead inside apartment
Updated: Mar. 29, 2019 at 2:31 PM CDT
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HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - The estranged husband of a Henderson woman, who was found dead last weekend, has been brought back to face charges in her death.

Authorities say 21-year-old Mohamud Abdikadir has been arrested for murder in the death of his estranged wife, 20-year old Chloe Randolph-Abdikadir.

Police say they extradited Abdikadir back to Henderson from Arkansas for questioning after his...
Police say they extradited Abdikadir back to Henderson from Arkansas for questioning after his estranged wife was found dead in their apartment.(Henderson Co. Jail)

Chloe’s body was found in his apartment in a closet.

According to Henderson Police, Mohamud admitted to hitting Chloe with an object several times, causing her to be knocked unconscious. Police also say he later admitted to cutting her neck while she was unconscious.

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Mohamud was arrested in Arkansas where authorities say they found him walking in traffic. According to investigators, he initially admitted to moving her body, but denied hurting her.

The couple’s baby was with Mohamud and is now being cared for by family members, authorities say.

Mohamud is was transferred back to Henderson County on Friday.

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