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Bristol County DA: Man arrested in Fall River on murder charge held without bail



36-year-old Dustin Humanes of East Taunton was ordered held without bail during his arraignment this morning in Taunton District Court in connection to the Friday morning homicide of 33-year-old Alvaro Andrade, according to Gregg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

Humanes was arrested Friday afternoon in Fall River after a Fall River Police officer discovered he had checked in to Saint Anne’s Hospital under a false name.

He is charged with murder, carrying an illegal firearm and carrying a loaded illegal firearm.

Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Taunton Police and Homicide Unit prosecutors continue to actively investigate the homicide. Miliote stated that no further information on the facts of the case can be disseminated until Humanes is arraigned in open court.

At approximately 7:50 a.m. Friday, Taunton Police received a 911 call regarding shots fired in the area of 188 Winthrop Street (Route 44). When first responders arrived on scene, they located the victim sitting in the driver’s seat of a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the driveway of the above address. The victim had sustained gunshots wounds and was rushed to Morton Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 9:03 am.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Alvaro J Andrade of Taunton.

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