Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/14/13
Anna Benson was back in the news last week when she was arrested for allegedly demanding $30,000 from her estranged husband after storming into his apartment clad in all-black, sporting a bulletproof vest and a host of weapons. But while we wait for the legal drama to play out for the wife of former MLB hurler Kris Benson, currently being held without bail in Georgia, a shocking story from her past has surfaced. Benson, then known as Anna Warren, was once the target of a national manhunt in connection to the slaying of an 18-year-old Knoxville man, according to an exclusive in the New York Daily News . The future "baseball's hottest wife" was 19 at the time of the 1996 slaying and sharing an apartment with her then-boyfriend Paul Dejongh. Police issued arrest warrants for both in the death of Michael Evans, a community college student preparing to enlist in the Navy. According to the Daily News, the lead investigator in the case says witnesses recalled Benson telling her boyfrie...
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