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Suspect held without bail in killing of University of New Hampshire student from Massachusetts

  • Police Chief Pat Sullivan cheers the crowd before the start of the Giant Pumpkin regatta on the Piscataquag River, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Police Chief Pat Sullivan cheers the crowd before the start of the Giant Pumpkin regatta on the Piscataquag River, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

  • Seth Mazzaglia, bottom center, is seen during his video arraignment from the Strafford County jail in Dover, N.H. to the district court in Dover  Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Mazzaglia was charged with killing Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott, a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Seth Mazzaglia, bottom center, is seen during his video arraignment from the Strafford County jail in Dover, N.H. to the district court in Dover Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Mazzaglia was charged with killing Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott, a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

  • This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)

    This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)

  • In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 photo, a Portsmouth fire boat joins the search of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, N.H., for the body of missing University of New Hampshire student Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westborough, Mass. Seth Mazzaglia of Dover, N.H., is accused of strangling or suffocating Marriott on Tuesday, Oct. 9, the day she disappeared. A judge ordered the 29-year-old martial arts instructor held without bail Monday, Oct. 15, on a second-degree murder charge in connection with Marriott's death. Marriott's body hasn't been found and officials are expected to decide Monday how to proceed in the search. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 photo, a Portsmouth fire boat joins the search of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, N.H., for the body of missing University of New Hampshire student Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westborough, Mass. Seth Mazzaglia of Dover, N.H., is accused of strangling or suffocating Marriott on Tuesday, Oct. 9, the day she disappeared. A judge ordered the 29-year-old martial arts instructor held without bail Monday, Oct. 15, on a second-degree murder charge in connection with Marriott's death. Marriott's body hasn't been found and officials are expected to decide Monday how to proceed in the search. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

  • Robert Marriott, father of Lizzi Marriott, is consoled by former co-worker, Paul Campaniello of Shrewsbury, as hundreds of friends and family members attended an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for his daughter, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder.  (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

    Robert Marriott, father of Lizzi Marriott, is consoled by former co-worker, Paul Campaniello of Shrewsbury, as hundreds of friends and family members attended an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for his daughter, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

  • This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)

    This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)

  • From left: Meghan Hoyt of Westboro, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott's best friend, and Sue Gendron, also of Westboro, attend an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder.  (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

    From left: Meghan Hoyt of Westboro, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott's best friend, and Sue Gendron, also of Westboro, attend an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

  • Police Chief Pat Sullivan cheers the crowd before the start of the Giant Pumpkin regatta on the Piscataquag River, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
  • Seth Mazzaglia, bottom center, is seen during his video arraignment from the Strafford County jail in Dover, N.H. to the district court in Dover  Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Mazzaglia was charged with killing Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott, a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
  • This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)
  • In this Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 photo, a Portsmouth fire boat joins the search of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, N.H., for the body of missing University of New Hampshire student Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westborough, Mass. Seth Mazzaglia of Dover, N.H., is accused of strangling or suffocating Marriott on Tuesday, Oct. 9, the day she disappeared. A judge ordered the 29-year-old martial arts instructor held without bail Monday, Oct. 15, on a second-degree murder charge in connection with Marriott's death. Marriott's body hasn't been found and officials are expected to decide Monday how to proceed in the search. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
  • Robert Marriott, father of Lizzi Marriott, is consoled by former co-worker, Paul Campaniello of Shrewsbury, as hundreds of friends and family members attended an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for his daughter, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder.  (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
  • This undated family photo shows Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. The New Hampshire Attorney Generals office said Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 that Marriott, who disappeared Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 is dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder. (AP Photo/Britney Atwood)
  • From left: Meghan Hoyt of Westboro, Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott's best friend, and Sue Gendron, also of Westboro, attend an emotional candlelight vigil on Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bay State Commons, for "Lizzi" Marriott of Westboro, a University of New Hampshire student, who disappeared earlier in the week. Marriott is believed to be dead, and a man has been charged with second-degree murder.  (AP Photo/Steve Lanava, Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

Seth Mazzaglia of Dover is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott of Westborough, Mass. He did not speak during a brief arraignment via video feed, and is due back in court Oct. 29.

Marriott was last heard from Tuesday, the day Mazzaglia is accused of killing her. Her car was found at the university. Family and friends spent several frantic days searching for her before charges were announced over the weekend.

Police have not said what led them to arrest Mazzaglia or how he knew Marriott.

Her body has not been found and authorities said they expected to decide Monday how to proceed with the search.

Marriott, a marine biology major, was living with an aunt in Chester, N.H., and commuting to the university in Durham.

She attended class the Tuesday she disappeared and made plans to visit friends in Dover. Her cellphone was used that night, according to fliers family members posted around town.

Friends and family have described Marriott as a fun-loving, trusting young woman with a wide circle of friends who was active in chorus and a prom queen in high school. She loved animals, volunteered at the New England Aquarium and was helping put herself through school by working at Target.

Mazzaglia graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2006 with a degree in theater. Friends have said they were shocked to hear of his arrest.

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