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20-year-old Fall River man charged with murder in stabbing death of Antonio Santos



A 20-year-old Fall River man has been arrested and charged with Murder in connection to the Sunday night fatal stabbing of Antonio Santos in Fall River, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn announced.

Jordan Gottlieb was arrested last night on Rodman Street in the vicinity of the Stop & Shop grocery store on an unrelated warrant out of New Bedford, and was officially charged with murder this morning. The defendant will be arraigned today in Fall River District Court by Assistant District Attorney Danielle Pixley.

On Sunday night shortly before 9:15 p.m., Fall River Police responded to a report of a stabbing victim just outside of the cafe. When first responders arrived, they located the victim, later identified as Antonio Santos, 58, of Fall River suffering from apparent stab wounds. Santos was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, where he died during surgery shortly before midnight.

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The case continues to be an active investigation by Homicide Unit prosecutors, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office and Fall River Police. This investigation is being coordinated by Assistant District Attorney Pixley, Assistant District Attorney Matthew Lopes and DA Quinn’s Chief of the Homicide Unit, Denis Collins.

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This is the first homicide of the year in Fall River.

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  1. Harry Potty

    August 25, 2022 at 2:01 pm

    Trash that made it’s way into Fall River!

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