WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - The man accused of killing Vanessa Marcotte is due back in Worcester Superior Court for a suppression hearing on Wednesday.
Lawyers for Angelo Colon-Ortiz want the judge to throw out DNA evidence in the case, saying investigators violated his constitutional rights.
His lawyers allege that Colon-Ortiz did not understand police when they took his DNA because his native language is Spanish.
Colon-Ortiz is accused of killing Marcotte while she was out for a run in Princeton in 2016.
He was arrested months later and has been charged with murder.
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