Former pro football player accused of murder in Utah

Utah authorities say a former Washington State football player is suspected of killing his wife.

Prosecutors said in a news release Friday that Anthony D. McClanahan has been arrested, but not yet charged in the death of Keri "KC" McClanahan. She was found Thursday in a Park City hotel with knife wounds to her throat.

Anthony McClanahan was charged Friday with child kidnapping. Authorities say the 46-year-old took his 8-year-old son from an Arizona school on Oct. 3 without the mother's permission, then traveled through Nevada and Utah.

He was apprehended in Utah on Oct. 12 and gave his son back. He bonded out of jail a week later. According to police in Utah, McClanahan flagged down an officer, at around the same time they received a 911 call from the hotel. Hotel guests reportedly said they saw a blood trail.

McClanahan is being held without bail, and it's unknown if he has an attorney.

He was a linebacker at Washington State from 1991-1993 and later played in the Canadian Football League.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.