RYAN TOWNSHIP -- The man wanted in connection with the baseball bat beating death of his father in Schuylkill County has been taken into custody in New Jersey.
Michael Marchalk, 37, of Barnesville, was picked up on the Atlantic City boardwalk Friday morning.
Investigators believe Marchalk killed his father -- Gary Marchalk, 60, of Barnesville -- with a baseball bat inside a home near Barnesville on Sunday.
Michael Marchalk had been on the run since Sunday evening. Now that he's in custody, he'll be facing murder charges for allegedly killing his father.
Gary Marchalk was a prominent attorney and his wife is the Schuylkill County treasurer.
Gary Marchalk died from blunt force trauma to the head. Troopers say he was beaten to death with a baseball bat.
After the murder, they say Michael Marchalk stole his wallet and took off in his father's car.
An investigation revealed Marchalk was staying with his father in the days leading up to his death.
Troopers say Michael had a drug problem and had an appointment at a rehab facility on Monday.
Michael Marchalk is charged with murder, along with aggravated assault, robbery, and theft charges.
There is no word from authorities on when he will be brought back to Pennsylvania.