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Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Killing Jassy Correia To Appear In Federal Court

A Rhode Island man will appear in Boston federal court to face charges in the kidnapping and death of a 23-year-old mother from Massachusetts.

U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling's office says 32-year-old Louis D. Coleman III, of Providence, will be in court Monday afternoon.

Coleman has been implicated in the death of Lynn resident Jassy Correia, who disappeared after celebrating her birthday at a downtown Boston nightclub on Feb. 24. Her body was found four days later in the trunk of Coleman's car after police stopped him in Delaware.

Correia's funeral was held Saturday at Saint Peter Parish in Boston. Authorities have said she died from strangulation and blunt force trauma.

Coleman, who did not fight extradition back to Massachusetts, faces the possibility of the death penalty if convicted.

Louis Coleman III
Louis Coleman III