Peabody man charged with killing girlfriend

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PEABODY, Mass. (AP) -- A Peabody man police say killed his girlfriend then turned himself into police is scheduled to face a judge.

Franklin Castano is expected to be arraigned Friday in Peabody District Court on charges including murder.

Authorities say the 43 Castano showed up at the Lynn police station on Thursday morning and led police to his apartment where his 23-year-old girlfriend was found dead. Her name was not immediately released.

He was held overnight in jail and it was not clear if he had hired a lawyer.

No additional details on the death were released.


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