Vanessa Marcotte

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Arrest Made in Jogger's Murder
Life Sentence in Murder
of Google Employee

Life Sentence in Murder of Google Employee

Angel Colon-Ortiz killed Vanessa Marcotte in 2016 in Massachusetts

(Newser) - Update: The killer of Google employee Vanessa Marcotte has received a life sentence in Massachusetts and won't be eligible for parole for 45 years, reports CNN . Angel Colon-Ortiz, 36, killed 27-year-old Marcotte in 2016 when she was out for a walk in Princeton while visiting her mother. Prosecutors say...

Authorities Find DNA in Murdered Jogger Case

Authorities put together a person of interest profile in Vanessa Marcotte case

(Newser) - Another break in the case of Vanessa Marcotte, the 27-year-old Massachusetts woman murdered while out for a jog in August : Authorities say they have DNA and are looking for a person of interest. Specifically, the DA says that, based on info from the DNA as well as witness statements, they...

Stop Telling Women Not to Run Alone
Stop Telling Women
Not to Run Alone

Stop Telling Women Not to Run Alone

'You can run, but you can’t escape sexism,' writer says

(Newser) - Following the recent murders of three female joggers in New York , Massachusetts , and Michigan , women have been warned: Don’t run alone. Meghan Kita calls that admonition "ridiculous" at Runner’s World . Women know they are safer in numbers, but such advice is impractical—and sexist. “Some women—...

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