Manchester, Conn. man held on $2M bail in fatal beating, rape, fire

February 19, 2014, 5:35 am
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(NECN) - A Manchester, Conn. man has been charged in connection to a fire that left one person dead back in January.
     
Steven Durdek Jr., 21, is accused of raping and fatally beating Sarah Kelloway.
     
Police found the 56-year-old dead in a burning apartment building in Manchester.
     
The chief medical examiner's office says Kelloway died before the fire from beatings to her head.
     
Durdek is now being held on $2 million bail.

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