Man Arrested on Charges Connected to Death of Meriden Mom Appears in Court

A man arrested in connection with the death of a Meriden mom appeared in court Monday and he is due in court next on Dec. 16.

Jason Watson is accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend, Perrie Mason, just days before she disappeared and has been charged with strangulation, assault, unlawful restraint and disorderly conduct.

He has been named a suspect in her disappearance.

Mason was reported missing in August and her remains were found just days later in Waterbury. 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the cause of death as homicidal violence of unknown etiology and the manner of death a homicide.

Police are still investigating and nobody has been charged with her death.

Mason was a single mom of two boys and recently moved her family to Connecticut for a fresh start.

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