Man arrested for Christmas Day murder in Central Falls

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

A Central Falls man has been arrested for the Christmas Day murder of Cheikh Diop.

Around 6:30 Christmas night, Diop was found lying motionless and soaked in blood on Parker St. in Central Falls. 

An autopsy revealed Diop died from multiple sharp force injuries.

On January 7, after a warrant was obtained for 33-year-old Ken Emuakpor, also of Central Falls. He was picked up by Providence Police and turned over to Central Falls for the murder of Diop. He will be arraigned Thursday.

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