Arrest made in connection to murder of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte

David L. Ryan  Globe Staff		Vanessa Marcotte was murdered last August

He added that the DNA was not the same as the DNA in the case of Karina Vetrano, a jogger who was killed in New York City days before Marcotte died.

"Good afternoon. We got him", Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. proclaimed at a news conference Saturday outside the police department in Princeton, a small community of about 3,500 residents in central MA.

Sources say the suspect, Angel Cordero Ortiz, was taken into custody Friday night in Worcester.

PRINCETON, MA-An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a Princeton jogger a year ago, according to multiple reports.

DNA evidence is being credited with finding the man authorities say killed a New York City woman who was out running near her mother's MA home last summer. The Worcester District Attorney's Office will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Saturday to provide updates on the case.

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Angelo Colon-Ortiz, a 31-year-old Worcester man, was arrested early Saturday morning, April 15, in connection with Marcotte's death.

She went out for a jog at about 1 p.m. on August 7 along Brooks Station Road and when she didn't return, her family contacted police. Early said that he anticipates bringing a murder charge against Colon-Ortiz as the investigation progresses.

Her body was found the next day less than a mile from her mothers home. According to a WCVB report in February, her hands, feet and part of her head had been burned. The announcement comes almost two months after the district attorney said a DNA profile of a suspect had been developed.

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

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