After 8 Months, Princeton Residents Applaud Arrest In Murder Of Jogger Vanessa Marcotte

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A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte.

Marcotte was found dead last August near her family's home in Princeton, a small town north of Worcester.

Police say the man arrested, 31-year-old Angelo Colon-Ortiz, worked in the area last summer and is being held on $10 million bail.

WBUR's Bruce Gellerman reports on the investigation, the evidence that led to the Colon-Ortiz's arrest and local residents' reaction to the development.

This segment aired on April 16, 2017.

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Bruce Gellerman was a journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.



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