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DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts”

Sources say Angelo Colon Ortiz, 31, was arrested Friday night in connection with the murder of Vanessa Marcotte.

Early said the person of interest was driving a dark-colored SUV in the area of Marcotte's death about the time she was reported missing in Princeton, Massachusetts.

Residents of a MA community shocked by the grisly murder of a woman while she was jogging, are breathing a sigh of relief after investigators announced an arrest in connection with the case.

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She was visiting her mother's home in Princeton last summer when she was attacked and killed while out for a jog. A 2011 alum of Boston University, she grew up in nearby Leominster, Massachusetts.

A press conference will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.by the Early, who will give updates on Marcotte's case.

Her body was later found naked and burned off Brooks Station Road just a half mile from her mother's home.

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Marcotte, 27, was found not far from her family home off Brooks Station Road on the evening of August 7, 2016. He said that trooper also noticed the driver matched the profile released in February, which determined the suspect in Marcotte's killing was a Hispanic or Latino man, about 30 years old, with light- to medium-toned skin, an athletic build and is either balding or has short hair.

Investigators in central MA have developed a DNA profile of a person of interest in the case of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, who was slain wh...

State police detectives and local police previously said they received more than 1,300 tips in the case.

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