Boyfriend arrested in connection with death of Highbridge woman

HIGHBRIDGE - Officials say they have arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was found dead in her apartment in Highbridge yesterday.

William James was arrested and allegedly admitted to murdering Shanetta Fernandez. Medical examiners say the mother of four was beaten and strangled to death.

Fernandez's family members say when they found out about her death, they knew James was the one behind the crime.

Police: Woman found dead in Highbridge

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