Crime Man accused of killing runner in Massachusetts due in court

09:05  18 april  2017
09:05  18 april  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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LEOMINSTER, Mass. — A man accused of killing a Google employee near her mother’s Massachusetts home last summer is due in court . Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday in Leominster (LEH’-mihn-stur)

Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday, April 17, 2017, in Le LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) - A man accused of killing a Google employee near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer is due in court .

FILE - This undated driver license photo released by the Worcester County District Attorney's Office shows Vanessa Marcotte. Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday, April 17, 2017, in Leominster District Court on assault with intent to rape and other charges in the death of Marcotte on Aug. 7, 2016. (Worcester County District Attorney's Office via AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - This undated driver license photo released by the Worcester County District Attorney's Office shows Vanessa Marcotte. Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday, April 17, 2017, in Leominster District Court on assault with intent to rape and other charges in the death of Marcotte on Aug. 7, 2016. (Worcester County District Attorney's Office via AP, File)

LEOMINSTER, Mass. — A man accused of killing a Google employee near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer is due in court.

Angelo Colon-Ortiz will be arraigned Tuesday in Leominster (LEH'-mihn-stur) District Court on assault with intent to rape and other charges in the death of Vanessa Marcotte on Aug. 7.

The body of the 27-year-old New York resident and account manager for Google was found in the woods after she didn't return from a run in Princeton, a small town about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Boston.

Authorities say Marcotte fought her attacker and DNA taken from her hands helped solve the case.

They say Colon-Ortiz, a Worcester resident, had been working in the area at the time. He's been in custody since his Friday arrest. It's unclear if he has a lawyer.

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