Arrest made in murder of Hartford woman

Lawrence Jennette

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– An arrest was made Wednesday in the murder of a woman who was found unconscious in her Hartford apartment on Sunday.

Police say officers responded to an apartment on May Street after receiving reports of a woman screaming. Upon arrival, they located an unconscious woman who was suffering from an apparent assault.

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The woman was taken to St. Francis Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police later identified the victim as 30-year-old Cieratiye Henry, who lived in the apartment where she was found.

On Wednesday, police say Lawrence Jennette was arrested and charged with her murder. He was held on a $2,000,000 bond.

Police did not release any further details at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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