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Fitchburg Police: man murdered in apparent drug deal gone awry - Metro US

Fitchburg Police: man murdered in apparent drug deal gone awry

Eh. Homebrew. It's usually not this clear.
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A Fitchburg man was shot and killed at about 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday near Milk Street and Otis Street according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early.

Officers responded to a report of a gunshot fired near Milk Street and Alston Place and found Roy Rivera, 24, of 66 Fairmont St. slumped over in the front seat of a car with a gunshot wound. Rivera received CPR and was taken to Leominster Hospital where he was pronounced dead from the gunshot.

Police do not believe that this murder was a random act, and suspect a connection to an illegal drug transaction.

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