ENFIELD, Conn. (WWLP) – An arrest warrant out of Wilmington, Delaware has led to the arrest of an Enfield man for murdering a child.
Enfield Police Chief Alaric Fox told 22News that 30-year-old Timothy Olschafskie was arrested for “murder by abuse or neglect first degree,” Thursday afternoon by the Enfield Police Department. He was held as a Fugitive from Justice on a $1 million bond. 22News contacted Wilmington police for more information on the case but has not yet heard back.
According to the police report, detectives entered the Burger King Restaurant at 117 Elm Street where Olschafskie was believed to be employed, and was then taken into custody and placed in handcuffs. Olschafskie was brought to the Enfield Police Department for processing, where he was also charged with one count of Fugitive From Justice.
In the report, Olschafskie is cited to be charged with Murder by Abuse or neglect First Degree, Recklessly Cause Death of Child, which is a Class A Felony, and holds a sentencing range of 15 years to life in prison.
Back in 2015, Olschafskie was sentenced to prison for two years for killing five cats belonging to his fiancee’s family. Authorities said her family was taking in the cats from an animal rescue program at the time. He was charged with the deaths of seven cats and admitted killing five.
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