Police: Man arrested for murdering girlfriend

A Manhattan man is now behind bars in connection to the brutal death of his girlfriend.



Police say 53-year-old Roger Roberts is facing charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 46-year-old Milagros Rolon.



She was found dead in an apartment on the corner of Tinton Avenue and 168th Street.



Police say her body was discovered wrapped in a blanket, and according to the medical examiner, she had been left there since early Wednesday morning.



The medical examiner is still working to determine the cause of death.


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