A man wanted for a double homicide in New Bedford last October has been returned to Massachusetts. Carmelo Kercado Jr. was arrested this week in North Carolina. Here's a Press Release from the Bristol County District Attorney's Office
The New Bedford Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, United States Marshals Service, and Bristol District Attorney’s Office announce that the fugitive wanted for fatally shooting two men in October was captured yesterday in North Carolina.
Mayoral candidates Mayor Jon Mitchell and challenger Charlie Perry joined WBSM's Barry Richard in separate interviews to discuss Tuesday's double homicide on Central Avenue, as well as crime in the city overall.