Man accused of murder, kidnapping appears in court

Alexander Zelaya was in court Wednesday.

January 25, 2012 2:49:12 PM PST
A Cumberland County man remains behind bars after appearing in court Wednesday.

Alexander Zelaya is accused of murdering his girlfriend last month before kidnapping their 22-month-old child.

The incident began on Waco Drive in Fayetteville. The girl was later dropped off at a Virginia shopping center. Zelaya was later tracked down in Connecticut.

Right now, the child is staying with relatives.

Bond for Zelaya was set at $4.6 million. Zelaya is scheduled to be back in court next month.

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