Arrest made in connection to murder of Princeton jogger Vanessa Marcotte

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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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