Rhode Island Man to be Arraigned on Murder Charge

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Rhode Island man to be arraigned on murder charge

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island man is set to appear in court to face charges he killed his girlfriend, whose body was found in her burning apartment in June.

Thirty-five-year-old Matthew Komrowski is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in Providence County Superior Court. He faces murder and other charges.

Investigators say Komrowski killed Shirley Donnelly on June 9. Firefighters found her remains inside a bedroom at her burning Cranston apartment. Police have not said how Donnelly was killed.

Prosecutors allege that Komrowski also stole Donnelly's cell phone and her 1997 Nissan Maxima. He has been held without bail since his arrest on June 10.

 

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