HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have arrested a man they say strangled his girlfriend last weekend.
Police say 38-year-old Lawrence Jennette was arrested at a New Haven hotel late Tuesday night and charged with murder.
He is a suspect in the death Sunday night of 30-year-old Cieratiye Henry. Police say they were in a relationship.
Police responded to a Hartford apartment building at about 7:30 p.m. after a neighbor called 911 to a woman screaming for help. Responding officers found blood and broken glass at the scene.
Henry was taken to a city hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police say Jennette has a criminal history, including charges for similar assaults.
He is being held on $2 million bond pending a Wednesday court appearance. It was clear if he had a lawyer.
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