Arrest Made in the Murder of Google Employee Vanessa Marcotte

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

She lived in New York City but was in Princeton, Massachusetts, visiting her family for the weekend.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.'s office said they will hold a press conference outside the Princeton Police Station at 2 p.m. Saturday about the new developments in the case.

The suspect, Angel Cordero Ortiz, was taken into custody Friday night in Worcester, WCBV-5 reported.

Police have arrested a Worcester man in the August murder of Vanessa Marcotte, who went missing while jogging near her mother's home in Princeton.

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

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Officials announced Saturday that they have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a New York City woman killed while running near her mother's MA home last summer. Early says Marcotte grew up in nearby Leominster. DNA from a possible suspect was obtained during Marcotte's autopsy, and on Friday, state police learned of a DNA match.

Her body was found in a remote, wooded area a half mile away later that evening. Early said that he anticipates bringing a murder charge against Colon-Ortiz as the investigation progresses.

Prosecutors have charged Colon-Ortiz with aggravated assault, aggravated assault and battery, and assault with the intent to rape. According to a WCVB report in February, her hands, feet and part of her head had been burned.

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.

Authorities received thousands of tips on a dedicated line regarding Marcotte's case.

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