Police investigate overnight murder in New Bedford

By: Dee DeQuattro

ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter: @deedequattro

New Bedford, Mass.- Police are currently investigating the overnight murder of a 23-year-old New Bedford man.

District Attorney Sam Sutter's office say that Patrick Alves died after being transported to St. Luke's Hospital with life threatening injuries. The type of injuries is unclear at this time.

Alves was found after police responded to 911 calls from the area of Myrtle and Cedar Groves Streets around 1:14 a.m. on Thursday.

An autopsy is currently underway. It is unclear if there are any suspects at this point.

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