Dil Bahadur Magar, 25, has been charged in murder of fellow Bhutanese woman Bhoti Subba, 38, who was found strangled in her apartment in July in the Salt Lake City, Utah.
Agar was charged on Sep 23, Wednesday, in the 3rd District Court with single counts of murder and aggravated burglary, both first degree felonies, in Subba’s death, reported KSL.com.
According to the report, Subba’s body was found on July 6 when local police conducted a welfare check.
Accused Magar is reported to have informed authority that he knew Subba only through his girlfriend and claimed he never called her on her phone. However, investigators revealed that Magar deleted his call log, and also found 18 call records with his in Subba’s phone.
According to charging documents, Magar’s DNA profile was found consistent with various evidences found on Subba’s finger nails, pieces of electrical wire that was found in a bag in her rented apartment and a soda bottle.
The accused is being held in the Salt Lake County Jail on US $ 1m bail.