Man accused of killing girlfriend and her 9-year-old daughter set to face a judge
Posted August 21
WATERBURY, CT — A Waterbury man accused of murdering his girlfriend and her 9-year-old daughter is due in court on Monday.
Anthony Rutherford, 28, was taken into custody on Friday afternoon, according to police.
Police said he shot 29-year-old Chaquinequea Brodie and the girl in front of a 2-year-old girl in their apartment on Third Street.
The discovery was made just after 9 a.m. on Friday when the 2-year-old made her way out of the apartment, screaming.
Investigators said Rutherford was living there. They also said he was in a relationship with Brodie that had turned volatile in recent weeks.
Rutherford faces a number of charges, including two counts of murder.
His bond was set at $2.5 million.