Police arrest suspect in Pawtucket murder
By News Staff
An arrest has been made in the murder of a
Police say 21-year-old Matthew Marcotte stabbed 53-year-old William McKenna to death outside Sam’s Food Mart on
McKenna was the younger brother of Rhode Island State Supreme Court Justice Maureen McKenna-Goldberg.
Pawtucket Police were able to identify Marcotte viewing his image on surveillance cameras.
The Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force had developed information that Marcotte may be staying in a Seekonk motel. He was later located in a Knights Inn on
He was charged as a Fugitive from Justice with Warrant Illegal Possession of a Firearm Illegal Possession of Ammunition by Seekonk Police. Once those charges have been resolved, Marcotte will be returned to
Marcotte will be arraigned in Taunton District Court Friday.
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