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Charles Haeger had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and his body was found along the southern rim of the Grand Canyon, Scottsdale police said
Posted on October 4, 2020,at 8:13 AM
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A former Major League Baseball pitcher, was found Saturday afternoon as he was being sought in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend, authorities said Saturday.

The body of Charles Haeger, 37, was discovered about 4pm on a trail along the South Rim of the National Park in northern Arizona, Sgt. Ben Hoster, a Scottsdale Police Department spokesman said in a statement Saturday night,according to FOX10 reported.

Haeger, who played five seasons in the MLB as a pitcher, was reportedly on the run from police after allegedly shooting to death his 34-year-old ex-girlfriend, Danielle Breed , inside her home in Scottsdale the day prior.

Haeger, a knuckleball pitcher, spent five seasons in the majors, from 2006-10. He spent his first two seasons with the Chicago White Sox before San Diego claimed him off waivers. After a season with the Padres, Haeger signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he pitched two seasons.

He also later signed with Seattle and Boston, but never made it to those organization's MLB club.

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