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ECSU Student’s Accused Killer Due in Court

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Bridgeport man faces murder and kidnapping charges in the death of an Eastern Connecticut State University who disappeared in April.

Thirty-year-old Jermaine Richards was scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday. Alyssiah Wiley’s remains were identified on Saturday after a cadaver sniffing dog found them in a wooded area of Trumbull on Friday.

Police say they recovered more evidence from Richards’ home, and he surrendered to police after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Police say Richards and Wiley had a relationship.

The 20-year-old was reported missing from school on April 24. The sophomore psychology major was last seen April 20 in Willimantic en route to the university’s campus.

Police have not said how they believe she died.

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