CT man accused of killing americaworker held on $2 million bond

WATERBURY — the man suspected of killing a United Parcel carrier employee in Watertown is being held in lieu of a $2 million bond after appearing in courtroom Thursday.

A staffer with the Waterbury Judicial District clerk’s workplace talked about Bertrand’s bond become maintained at $2 million Thursday. He remained in custody, she referred to, and the case became persisted to Jan. 6.

On Wednesday morning, state police Trooper Josue Dorelus stated that Bertrand “is employed with UPS.” He noted the accurate ability of Bertrand’s employment isn’t yet clear.

Detectives are still working to determine a probable motive, Dorelus noted. He talked about preliminary tips shows that both had been working collectively on the time of the incident.

“We do recognize that the suspect and the sufferer are ordinary to each and every other,” Dorelus spoke of. “The extent of their relationship is unknown at this factor.”

Troopers from the Litchfield barracks at Troop L had been dispatched to the area of Route 8 north near Exit 37 for an initial file of a crash involving a americashipping truck Tuesday, in response to Connecticut State Police.

Arriving troopers discovered that the driver of the truck had been assaulted.

Burk become discovered affected by distinct stab wounds, in response to a police file acquired by way of NBC Connecticut. A folding knife with blood on it, which Bertrand’s father talked about changed into Bertrand’s, was discovered at the scene, the document reportedly states.

william.lambert@hearstmediact.com