Jermaine Richards arraigned in death of ECSU student Alyssiah Wiley

A Bridgeport man was arraigned today on charges he abducted and killed an Eastern Connecticut State University student. On Friday, the body of Alyssiah Wiley,

The body of Alyssiah Wiley was found Friday in the woods in Trumbull.

The body of Alyssiah Wiley was found Friday in the woods in Trumbull. (5/20/13)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport man was arraigned today on charges he abducted and killed an Eastern Connecticut State University student.

On Friday, the body of Alyssiah Wiley, 20, was found in the woods near the Trumbull-Bridgeport border. She was reported missing last month.Wiley’s boyfriend, 30-year-old Jermaine Richards, surrendered to state police on Saturday, according to his lawyer.

The families of Richards and Wiley got into a heated exchange outside of the Bridgeport Superior Courthouse.

Richards is being held on $2 million bond. His next court date will be in June.

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