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NEW BEDFORD, MA (WLNE) – Police have arrested suspect, 51-year-old James Andrews in connection with an early morning homicide in New Bedford.

Early Thursday morning, 47-year-old Allan A. Monteiro, Sr. was found stabbed to death in his apartment.

New Bedford Police received a 911 call around 5:25 a.m. reporting a stabbing inside a Cottage Street apartment.

When first responders arrived on scene, they found the victim already deceased.

Police searched for the suspect and later that same day Police arrested Andrews in connection with the homicide.

Andrews has a history of violence and is considered dangerous by officials.

The homicide suspect is expected in New Bedford Court Friday morning on charges of murder and failure to register as a sex offender.

No additional information is available at this time.

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