Man Arrested in Sutton Hit-and-Run That Killed Jogger

A man was arrested in the deadly hit-and-run that left a jogger's body in the front yard of a home in Sutton, Massachusetts, this week, authorities said Friday.

Shane Newman, 39, of Sutton, was taken into custody Friday, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early announced at a news conference.

Newman will be arraigned Monday, Early said.

"I'm happy for our community that this is brought to an end, and hopefully justice prevails in the case," Sutton Chief of Police Dennis Towle said at the news conference.

Towle said that police received dozens of tips, including from out of state.

The arrest comes two days after Daniel De Lima of Millbury was found dead. The 51-year-old psychotherapist's family has said he was a passionate runner.

"We wanted justice, but we have to grieve and get past the loss of Daniel," said the victim's sister, Andreia Makkas.

Police had been searching for a white SUV with front-end damage.

The homeowner whose wife discovered the body in their yard about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday said that De Lima was thrown about 100 feet, based on damage of a nearby telephone pole and a debris path. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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