Texas man who allegedly strangled his girlfriend in New Jersey nearly six years ago has been indicted on a murder charge.
A Camden County grand jury handed up the indictment against 47-year-old Timothy Simon. It was made public Tuesday.
The charge stems from the 2010 death of 31-year-old Lawanda Strickland. She was found dead on a couch in the couple's Camden home, and an autopsy determined she was strangled.
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Authorities charged Simon after prosecutors say DNA evidence connected him to the slaying. He had been awaiting trial on a charge of aggravated assault at the time of Strickland's death.
Investigators tracked the 47-year-old man to Houston and arrested him there in January. He remains jailed on $1 million bail.
It wasn't clear Tuesday if Simon has retained an attorney.