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Man charged with manslaughter, strangulation in death of half-brother in Plainfield

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PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man was arrested and charged with manslaughter and strangulation in the death of his half-brother.

Plainfield police arrested Keith Theodore Coolidge, 37, Friday morning while he was in custody for violating a protective order.

In December 2019, Police found the victim, Keith Calvin Coolidge, unresponsive and at a camper trailer on Community Avenue and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police investigations reveal the two brothers had an altercation. It turned fatal, and the incident was ruled as a homicide due to strangulation, police say.

Keith T. Coolidge remained in custody and his bond was set to $1 million.

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