UConn student Peter Manfredonia to face murder charge for one of two alleged slayings

The University of Connecticut student accused of killing two people will face a murder charge in connection to one of those cases at an arraignment Friday.

Peter Manfredonia, 23, who allegedly killed a man with a machete and fatally shot a high school acquaintance days later,  will appear in Rockville Superior Court in Connecticut for the alleged murder of Theodore DeMers, 62 officials said, according to a report by CBS.

Manfredonia allegedly killed DeMers and wounded good Samaritan and 80-year-old navy vet John Franco who tried to save DeMers during the May 22 attack in Willington.

Two days later, Manfredonia is accused of shooting Nicholas Eisele, 23, in Derby, Connecticut before going on the lam for six days and eventually getting arrested in Maryland on May 27.

Manfredonia — who is being held on $5 million bond — is also expected to face separate charges in Eisele’s murder, state police said, according to the outlet.

“Our hope is that the developments that will be provided today will give the families and communities impacted some kind of closure,” Trooper Josue Dorelus said a press conference early Friday, CBS reported.

It was not immediately known who would be representing Manfredonia.

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