MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont man accused of killing his former girlfriend is back in Vermont after being arrested in Illinois and is expected to be arraigned next week.

The Washington County state’s attorney’s office says 61-year-old Randal Gebo is due in court on Monday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of 59-year-old Cindy Cook, of Barre. Her body was found over an embankment in Middlesex on July 12.

He’ll also face charges of credit card fraud, aggravated operation a vehicle without the owner’s consent and cruelty to an animal.

Police say after Cook’s body was found, they traced Gebo as he crisscrossed the country driving her car and using her credit cards.

Those federal charges related to the alleged car and credit card use were dropped on Wednesday.

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