Arrest made in connection with death of jogger Vanessa Marcotte

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

"It was through (Marcotte's) determined fight and efforts that we obtained the DNA of her killer", Early said to a crowd of applauding people.

Marcotte was found dead in the woods near her mother's home in Princeton in August 2016. According to a WCVB report in February, her hands, feet and part of her head had been burned.

Colon-Ortiz was charged early Saturday with aggravated assault, aggravated assault and battery and assault with intent to rape.

Marcotte, 27, was an account manager at Google based in NY who had gone to visit her mother's home last summer in Princeton, Massachusetts. There were also signs that she had struggled with her attacker.

The suspect, identified as Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, was taken into custody early Saturday in Worcester.

More news: U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State hideout
More news: Giraffe watch: April remains 'happy, big and beautiful'
More news: HUD Secretary Ben Carson gets stuck in elevator while visiting South Florida

"Vanessa Marcotte was a much loved member of the Google team, working in our NY office for the a year ago and a half, and known for her ubiquitous smile, passion for volunteer work, and love of Boston sports", a Google spokesperson said.

Detectives recovered a DNA sample from the scene that ultimately led them to Mr. Cordero-Ortiz, the district attorney said. Katrina Vetrano was sexually assaulted and strangled to death during an afternoon run near her parents' home in Queens, New York.

Mr. Colon-Ortiz, meanwhile, is being held on $1 million bail at Massachusetts State Police barracks in Millbury pending an arraignment hearing now scheduled for Tuesday. They added that the suspect was likely the same person driving a dark-colored SUV in the area around the time Marcotte was murdered.

Authorities received thousands of tips related to the case.

Related:

  • S8 Pre-orders Surpass Previous Models — Samsung

    S8 Pre-orders Surpass Previous Models — Samsung

    The 1-minute ad highlights nearly all the key new features of the Galaxy S8, with the gorgeous Infinity Display being the star. There might also be two screens that will be designed for multi-tasking rather than being used as one huge screen display.

    United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

    North Korea called that test a success, but some outside analysts said it might test the weapon again before deploying it. Washington, Seoul and others call the North's space program a cover for its long-range missile development program.
    Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

    Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

    He said a permit shouldn't have been issued and that the statue shouldn't have been installed without his permission. He called it copyright infringement, and said he's considering filing suit if the girl sculpture isn't moved.
  • Trump considering to introduce sanctions against Russia, Iran for supporting Syria

    Trump considering to introduce sanctions against Russia, Iran for supporting Syria

    Russian state media reported that a frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, would call at a logistics base at Tartus, Syria. Mr Johnson spent the weekend speaking to G7 foreign ministers ahead of their two-day meeting in Tuscany.
    Sadio Mane tells Liverpool fans he'll return 'even better than before'

    Sadio Mane tells Liverpool fans he'll return 'even better than before'

    He will be out of action for two months after the operation, which means he will miss the remainder of the Reds' Premier League run-in.
    It's Not Too Late to Use These 5 Free Tax Filing Aids

    It's Not Too Late to Use These 5 Free Tax Filing Aids

    If you have a less traditional retirement plan and are not sure what qualifies, contact your plan administrator for advice. The state also distributed $381.2 million in sales tax funds to local governments, which is up $1 million from a year ago.
  • Hydrogen fuel cell cars creeping up on electrics

    Hydrogen fuel cell cars creeping up on electrics

    The hybrid charges on a 240-volt connection in about two and a half hours, and can go about 330 miles on a full tank and battery. That motor will be powered by a 17-kilowatt-hour battery pack and electricity generated by the gasoline engine.

    Iran' Ahmadinejad submits candidacy for upcoming Presidential election

    Iranian media reported that Ahmadinejad's close aide Hamid Baghaei, a former vice-president, also registered to run in the vote. Their candidacies are subject to the approval of the Guardian Council , a powerful body in charge of vetting all applicants.
    Burger King's Whopper gets negative definitions in ad stunt

    Burger King's Whopper gets negative definitions in ad stunt

    Burger King did not immediately respond to a question asking whether the company had any concerns about angering consumers. It raises the grim prospect of more marketers abuse of the growing number of voice activated devices in people's homes.
  • Windows Vista Is Now Dead: Here's How To Upgrade To Windows 10

    This marks the end of an era for an operating system which arrived late in the market and welcomed with widespread criticisms. Microsoft has officially ended support for the much-malignant Windows Vista OS, which was launched in January 2007.

    Chase pays off as Mumbai beats Sunrisers in IPL by 4 wickets

    Batting in first ten overs without any loss of a wicket, Warner and Dhawan put 81 runs for the opening-wicket partnership. The first signs of him getting his rhythm back were seen in his unbeaten 76 in the last match against Gujarat Lions.
    Wait, So Josh Brolin Is Going to Play ... TWO Marvel Superheroes?

    Wait, So Josh Brolin Is Going to Play ... TWO Marvel Superheroes?

    Ryan Reynolds will obviously be reprising his role as Deadpool , with Zazie Beetz ( Atlanta ) taking the role of Domino. He already plays Thanos throughout the MCU, and will be the center of the action finally in Avengers: Infinity War .

Comments

Latest news

Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1
I mentioned in my series preview that Pittsburgh is a little more top heavy than they were previous year . The question most teams seem to ask themselves on a nightly basis is how do we stop Sidney Crosby .

Carmelo responds to Phil Jackson saying he'd be 'better off' elsewhere
NY went 31-51, falling well short of preseason expectations bolstered by the offseason additions of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. Anthony and Jackson just can't continue to coexist in the same franchise.

YouTube Has A New Dark Mode: Here's How To Get It
There are a couple of different ways to access this dark mode, and Williams broke down one of them in a subsequent tweet. It's essentially a light switch; flip the toggle and the site converts to a dark background on white text.

Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert
He has also starred on shows such as "Are We There Yet?", "1000 Ways to Die" and recently the Starz series "Power". During John's show in Columbus, Ohio, the singer called out his comedian friend, which was a surprise to the fans.

Indian 'rhetoric' on Kulbhushan Jadhav fuelling hatred against Pakistan: Islamabad
A military court in Pakistan earlier this week found Jadhav guilty on two counts of espionage and sentenced him to death. She said if the decision of the Pakistani court is implemented then it will be seen as a pre-meditated murder.

United Airlines, Aviation Department Grilled During City Council Hearing
He said his client was in a "secure location" because he has been hounded by media, but that he would speak at a future date. According to airline officials, the sting was not life-threatening. "That is not who our family at United is", he said.

Scorpion Stings Man on United Flight to Calgary
At City Hall Thursday, the Chicago City Council Aviation committee called on United executives to answer for the actions. On Wednesday, Dao's lawyers asked United and the city to preserve any video or audio files from Flight 3411.

LeBron to miss Cavaliers' season finale
Currently, the Cavaliers are one game behind the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The win kept the Jazz tied for fourth seed in the West with the Clippers, who routed the Houston Rockets, 125-96.

LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
James played 47 minutes in a stunning, epic collapse of a loss in a 126-125 decision in overtime to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. The Oklahoma City game went to halftime and Westbrook was just four assists shy of the record-breaking triple-double.

Microsoft's May Event Could Focus on Windows 10 Cloud
But what may come as a shock is that we're hearing that we won't see a Surface Pro 5 at the event either. Sources tell The Verge that Microsoft, despite rumors, it will not announce a new Surface Pro device.

Uber's PR head resigns amid tumultuous time for company
The company even has a special hashtag, #DeleteUber, dedicated to it on social media, consolidating anti-Uber sentiment. Every fortnight or so, a senior Uber official announces their departure from the company.

Caitlyn Jenner Claims Robert Kardashian Knew OJ Simpson Was Guilty
Simpson, and of course, represented him during the trial for the 1994 murder of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman . Caitlyn, who married Robert's ex-wife Kris Jenner , made the bombshell claims in her upcoming memoir Secrets of my Life .

Trump warns Chinese President about bombing Syria during dessert
He said to me, 'Anybody that uses gases to do that to young children and babies, it's OK. What do you do? 'We have just fired 59 missiles, ' all of which hit by the way.

Substitutes rescue Liverpool against Stoke City
The Brazil duo's introduction completely transformed the game, but Coutinho was keen to deflect the credit. "It was a big win". Keep the ball in your hands and don't push it away.' He is always there to have a joke, " added the goalkeeper.

IPhone 8 Delayed Due To 3D Sensor Tech Issues
Apple will be setting a competitive price range, so a $1,000 smartphone appears to be more improbable, the report details. The analyst says that there are three solutions that Apple could choose from.

Other news