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Man Arraigned in Death of Man Under Concrete

Thirty-nine-year-old Steven Pietrowicz was arraigned Monday



    Man Arraigned in Death of Man Under Concrete

    (Published Monday, June 1, 2015)

    A Rhode Island man has been ordered held without bail in the killing of a Massachusetts man whose body was found under newly poured concrete at the suspect's home nearly a month after he went missing.

    Thirty-nine-year-old Steven Pietrowicz, of Burrillville, was arraigned Monday in Providence on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder and obstruction of a police officer. A bail hearing was scheduled for June 15.

    The body of 60-year-old Domingo Ortiz, of Worcester, was found Friday beneath an outside deck where Pietrowicz lived. Ortiz had been missing since May 5 and had been last seen at Pietrowicz's home.

    Forty-year-old Michelle Morin was arrested late Saturday in Worcester in Ortiz's death. She waived extradition Monday and agreed to be returned to Rhode Island to face a murder charge.

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