Manchester Police Make Arrest In January Fire

MANCHESTER, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ Manchester Police have arrested one man they say is connected to a January fire on Park Street that killed one person.

Steven Durdek Jr., 21, of Manchester has been charged with Felony Murder, Murder, 1st Degree Arson, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and 1st Degree Burglary.

Durdek is being held on $1,000,000 bond and is due to appear in court on Feb. 18.

State Police, the State and Manchester Fire Marshal’s Offices assisted Manchester Police in the investigation.

Killed in the fire was 56-year-old Sarah Kelloway.


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