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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in murder of former chiropractor

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — East Providence Police announced they have arrested a suspect wanted for murder.

East Providence Police would not comment, saying they will not release the identity of the suspect at this time.

The suspect is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Tuesday. 

Dr. Clive Bridgham, 67, a well known chiropractor who practiced in Barrington was found unresponsive on the floor in one of the rooms of his Pleasant Street home around 8:40 p.m., on January 10th.

Officers initially went to the home to conduct a well-being check, but soon after police deemed the death a homicide. 

Dr. Bridgham voluntarily suspended his license to practice on November 10th 2017, said Joseph Wendelken with the Department of Heatlh.

In addition, documents obtained by ABC6 News show that back in the spring of 2016, Dr. Bridgham began a "therapeutic relationship" with a 19-year-old male patient. 

The documents read that the victim said Dr. Bridgham violated the professional boundaries of the chiropractic physician-patient relationship.

No further information is available at this time. 

If anyone has any information they are strongly encouraged to contact the East Providence Police Department at: 401-431-1111.

ABC6 News will update you as soon as new information becomes available. 

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