BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The estranged boyfriend of a deceased 40-year-old woman has been charged with her murder.
The body of Jennifer Brelsford was found inside her home on Goddard Avenue on October 18. Police say they identified 30-year-old Corey Ramos as a person of interest in the case.
It was soon learned by police, Ramos had crossed the border of Vermont shortly after Brelsford was killed.
On October 19, Police say Ramos attempted to cross the border into Canada from Vermont. A combined task force of US Border Agents, US Customs and Border Protection officers, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police to detain Ramos at the border.
A warrant charging Ramos with the murder of Brelsford was secured by Bridgeport Police on October 22. The following day, Bridgeport officers went to Vermont and brought Ramos back to Bridgeport. He was served his warrant charging him with murder.
Ramos will be held at the Bridgeport Police Department over the weekend and will be arraigned on Monday, October 24. He is being held on a $1 million bond.
"The capture of Ramos was a collaborative effort between Bridgeport detectives, members of the Vermont State Police, United States Border Patrol agents and officers with United States Customs and Border Protection. Bridgeport Police wishes to extend our gratitude to all who were involved in the capture of Ramos and expresses our condolences to the Brelsford family," said Bridgeport Police in a written statement.