Police Make Second Arrest in 2004 New Britain Murder

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New Britain Police

New Britain police have made a second arrest in a 14-year-old murder.

Police have charged 41-year-old Sorek Minery, of Burlington, with murder in connection with the death of Paul Sweetman, of Southington in July 2004.

Sweetman was 70 years old when he was killed.

Rudy Hannon, 72, was also arrested in connection with the case and charged with murder.

Warrants for both suspects are sealed.

Minery has been charged with murder and felony murder.

He was held on a $5 million bond and is due in court today to be arraigned.

New Britain police, along with Connecticut State Police, the Southington Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the Connecticut Forensic Science Lab, and the State’s Attorney’s Office have been investigating.

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