CINCINNATI, OH (Toledo News Now) - Police have made an arrest in the Thursday murder of a Toledo woman. They picked up a man they believe called 911 and admitted to the killing.
Thomas Ellison Jr., the suspect in the murder of Jazmon Hoskins, 21, was arrested in downtown Cincinnati by the U.S. Marshall's Office just before midnight. He is now back in Toledo being questioned in the Public Safety Building.
Ellison has been charged with murder in the death of Hoskins.
The couple had been dating and police said they even have a young daughter.
An autopsy completed Friday found Hoskins died of asphyxiation due to strangling.
Hoskins' body was found in a duplex on Parkwood Avenue in central Toledo Thursday. Police said Ellison led authorities to the crime scene by calling 911 and telling dispatchers he killed his girlfriend. After the murder, Ellison fled to Cincinnati.
An arrest warrant was issued at 8 p.m. Thursday. There were reports he was in the Kentucky area. Authorities picked him up around 12:45 a.m. Friday. He was arrested without incident.
According to police, Ellison has no prior record with the department.
Ellison will likely be arraigned in Toledo Municipal Court Saturday. He is currently being held in the Hamilton County Jail.