Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Death of Teen in Waterbury

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Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a Waterbury teen who died last week.

Police responded to Willow Street at 12:04 a.m. on July 21 and found 18-year-old William Beltran, of Waterbury, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police said they obtained an arrest warrant for 25-year-old Frankie Dejesus, of Waterbury, charging him with murder.

He was taken into custody Monday and police said he had crack cocaine, cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was charged with those offenses.

Dejesus was held on bond.

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