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Two men arraigned in connection to New Bedford homicide

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Two men are now being charged in connection with a murder in New Bedford.

31–year old Sharone Stafford was found lying on Windsor Street Saturday night, after people in the area reported hearing gun shots. Stafford was rushed to  later died at the hospital.

21–year old Elito Mendes is charged with accessory to murder after the fact, carrying an illegal firearm, armed robbery, and the obstruction of justice portion of the witness intimidation statute, he was ordered held on a $150,000 cash bail. Mendes is due back in court next month.

27–year old Samir Baptista is also facing charges of accessory to murder before the fact, he was ordered held without bail. Baptista is also due back in court next month.

ABC 6 News will bring you the latest as information becomes available.

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