Boyfriend charged with murder in connection to woman found dead in Huntington apartment

As News 12 has reported, Westcott, 47, was found dead at the at the Suffolk Hotel on Elm Street last week.

News 12 Staff

Jan 26, 2021, 11:18 AM

Updated 1,273 days ago

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Police say the boyfriend of a woman found dead in her Huntington apartment has been arrested.
Christopher Jackson, 45, has been charged with murder in the slaying of of Mareasa Westcott.
As News 12 has reported, Westcott, 47, was found dead at the at the Suffolk Hotel on Elm Street last week.
Suffolk police told News 12 last week that Westcott's death appeared to be criminal.
Jackie Pagano lived in the same building and said last week that Westcott hadn't been seen in days before the landlord called police to check on her. She also had said that she heard a lot of commotion coming from her apartment in the past.
"They were always arguing and fighting. It got loud, smashing things, breaking things," says Pagano. "Last Wednesday night, late at night, she finally had to call the cops on him."
Jackson will be arraigned Tuesday.


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