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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A Merrimack, New Hampshire man has been charged with the murder of Wendi Rose Davidson who was found strangled in her home’s basement in North Andover.

The Boston Globe reports 51-year-old Brian Chevalier was engaged to the 49-year-old Davidson. Chevalier was arrested in California Wednesday for parole violations and a Massachusetts larceny charge.

Chevalier is expected to appear in Imperial County Superior Court in California on Monday on a fugitive from justice charge.

The Globe reported Chevalier had been released from New Hampshire state prison in December, after serving 10 years for a 2003 kidnapping in Cheshire County.

He was acquitted of 10 other charges, including sexual assault and criminal threatening.

Police responded to a 911 call shortly after 12:30 p.m. Saturday to find Davidson unresponsive in the two-family house.