2 charged in connection with deadly Fall River stabbing

January 13, 2020 GMT

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal weekend stabbing in the parking lot of a Fall River apartment complex, prosecutors said.

Nathan Silva, 23, of New Bedford, and Jessica Brophy, 27, of Fall River, are scheduled to be arraigned Monday, according to a statement from the Bristol district attorney.

Silva is charged with murder in the death of Jorge Vieira, 25, who was found stabbed outside the Bay Village apartments at about 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

Vieira was taken to St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River then transferred to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, where he died.

Brophy is charged with being an accessory after the fact of murder, prosecutors said.

No additional details, including a motive, were released. It was not clear if the suspects had attorneys.