Man wanted for murders in PR found in New Bedford

By News Staff

New Bedford Police arrested a man Wednesday morning wanted for a 2008 double murder in Puerto Rico.

Police arrested 36-year-old Luis Carrassquillo Lizardi at a house on Brock Avenue.

According to police, Lizardi had a Massachusetts license with the alias Jorge Soto which he was using since 2009.

Lizardi did admit to his true identity once he saw his picture on a wanted poster.

He was scheduled to be arraigned as a Fugitive from Justice this afternoon. 

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