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.