Two indicted in murder of Afghanistan veteran

Victim, Colby Mendonca

By News Staff

Two men arrested in connection to the murder of an Afghanistan war veteran in Providence have been indicted.

Police say 26-year-old Jose Rodriguez and 18-year-old Erico Montalvo stabbed and murdered Colby Mendonca outside the Walgreens on Elmwood Avenue back in July.

Each are charged with one count of murder. Montalvo is also charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Montalco is scheduled to be arraigned on December 1st and Rodriguez on December 6th in Providence County Superior Court.

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