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TRUMBULL, Conn.

Man charged with murdering student

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TRUMBULL, Conn.

A Bridgeport man has been charged with murder in the death of an Eastern Connecticut State University student a day after her body was found in a wooded area of Trumbull. State police say 30-year-old Jermaine Richards surrendered Saturday to face murder and kidnapping charges in the death of Alyssiah Wiley. Authorities confirmed earlier in the day that remains found Friday were the missing student.The 20-year-old Wiley was reported missing from the school on April 24. She was last seen April 20 in Willimantic en route to the university’s campus. Richards is being held on $2 million bail pending a court appearance Monday. Investigators say they seized unspecified evidence from Richards’ home. (AP)

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