DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

Marcotte, 27, was a Google executive living in New York City.

Angel Cordero Ortiz, 31, is the name of the suspect reportedly arrested.

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

Officials are holding a news conference to discuss new developments in the case of a New York City woman killed while 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. August 7th by a state police canine unit in a wooded area about a half-mile from her mother's home. DA Early said an alert state trooper in Worcester saw a man and a auto that matched the Marcotte murder suspect's description, and did a cheek DNA swab test that eventually led to Ortiz's arrest. Early said he anticipates a murder charge against Colon-Ortiz, who is expected to be arraigned Tuesday.

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She left her mother's home on Brooks Station Road to go for a run but never returned.

According to WCVB, a source close to the investigation said Marcotte was found without her clothes and had burns on her head, feet, and hands.

Based on a DNA profile found at the crime scene and a witness statement, the DA released a description Thursday of the person believed to be connected to the homicide.

The case rocked the rural town in Central Massachusetts, generating national media attention and 1,300 tips to the hotline.

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