By: News Staff


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence Police  have arrested the estranged husband of a mother of four, who was found murdered in her Ontario Street apartment on Friday.

Bosco Tukamuhabwa, 46, was arrested by police on Wednesday. He is expected to appear in court, if physically able on Thursday. 

Authorities say the body of Maniriho Nkinamubanzi, 44, had been there for around 24 hours in a multi-family home.

The body of Nkinamubanzi was found in a closet at the home on Ontario Street.

Social service agencies are working with the family of Nkinamubanzi, who leaves behind four children.

Major Thomas Verdi says that this is the 8th homicide in Providence this year.Police are expected to release more information on the case Monday.

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