UPDATE: Bail was set at $50,000 for Johnson.
RANDOLPH – A Busti woman was arrested and charged Friday morning in connection with the death of Wilfredo Colon-Rodriguez Jr., 48, of Busti, according to the New York State Police.
Marylou Johnson, 73, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, second-degree vehicular manslaughter, second-degree assault, felony driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a serious personal injury accident.
State Police conducted a series of interviews and an examination of the location on Swanson Hill Road where Rodriguez’s body was found. The case was presented to a Cattaraugus County Grand Jury by the Cattaraugus District Attorney, and a warrant was issued Thursday for Johnson’s arrest.
Johnson will be arraigned in Cattaraugus County Court later this morning.
Colon-Rodriguez was reported missing by a neighbor on April 21 who became concerned after not speaking with him for several days, according to the Lakewood-Busti Police Department, who led in the missing persons part of the investigation.