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Man accused of killing Andover woman, setting apartment fire

March 2, 2018

ANDOVER, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman in Andover before starting her apartment on fire is facing numerous charges.

State prosecutors say 36-year-old Jose Quinones-Rodriguez, of Aberdeen, was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder, arson and burglary, among other charges,

Authorities say Quinones-Rodriguez shot and killed 25-year-old Tawny Rockwood between Feb. 8 and 9. Court documents show that Quinones-Rodriguez and Rockwood had been in a relationship for about four months and had a history of verbal confrontations.

Quinones-Rodriguez is being held on $1 million cash bond.

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