Heard several times on US real crime shows:
You’re being questioned in conjunction with the murder of Bill Bloggs in Noplace, Nevada
Clearly connection would be the expected term. Howler was my first thought but if one learns anything on this board it’s that nothing can be taken for granted when it comes to the ever-shifting terrain of word usage. The amusing thing is that, solecism or no, given enough airing and use on such widely-watched programmes it will be a genuine Americanism before we know it.