NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police, Massachusetts State Police Troopers assigned to this office, and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in The City of New Bedford early this morning.

New Bedford Police and EMS responded to 387 Ashley Boulevard around 1:19 am today in response to calls regarding a woman screaming and bleeding outside of that residence. The Wareham woman, later identified as 34-year-old Chantel Bruno, was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead as a result of stab wounds at around 2:30 this morning.

The investigation is being coordinated by Assistant District Attorney Jason Mohan.

Due to the ongoing and active nature of this investigation, no further information can be released at this time.

-Bristol County District Attorney's Office