NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police have arrested a 53-year-old man on murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend in the Bronx.

Police say Roger Roberts was arrested Tuesday after 46-year-old Milagros Rolon, of the Bronx, was found dead in a home on Tinton Avenue in the Morrisania section just after 8 a.m. Saturday.

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Police say Rolon was found covered in a blanket with her hands bound.

She had been deceased for several days, police said.

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Police did not say what sparked the violence. The cause of death is to be determined by the medical examiner.

It was not immediately known if Roberts had a lawyer.

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