December 26, 2012

Bail set for NH woman accused of lying to police

Police say Kathryn "Kat" McDonough of Portsmouth gave a false alibi for her and her boyfriend, Seth Mazzaglia, who is jailed on a charge of second-degree murder.

The Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. — Bail has been set at $35,000 for a woman charged with lying to police as they investigated the disappearance and death of a University of New Hampshire student.

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New Hampshire State Police shows 19-year-old Kathryn McDonough of Portsmouth, N.H., scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, on charges related to the October 2012 disappearance and death of University of New Hampshire student Elizabeth Marriott of Westborough, Mass. (AP Photo/New Hampshire State Police, File)

AP

Authorities say 19-year-old Kathryn McDonough of Portsmouth is the girlfriend of Seth Mazzaglia (mah-ZAY-lia), who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Elizabeth Marriott of Westborough, Mass. He is being held.

Court papers say McDonough gave false statements to authorities about her activities on Oct. 9 and Oct. 12. Marriott was last seen Oct. 9.

McDonough was arraigned Wednesday.

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