Man accused of killing, burying girlfriend pleads not guilty

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The man accused of killing his girlfriend and burying her in a New Windsor backyard pleaded not guilty in court today.

Timothy Handel, accused of killing 27-year-old Kathleen Connolly, has been charged with second-degree murder in the case.

The judge set bail at $2 million and issued two orders of protection for two witnesses after prosecutors alleged that Handel attempted to call them.

Handel's next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 30.

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