Listen Live on  

News Radio 920

Providence's News, Traffic & Weather

Swansea Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Woman

Swansea Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Woman

NewsRadio 920 WHJJ and the Associated Press

SWANSEA, Mass. (AP) — A Swansea man has been arrested in the shooting death of a 23-year-old woman and will be charged with murder.

Police say they received numerous emergency calls at about 1:35 a.m. Sunday about a shooting on a roadway in Swansea.

The victim was identified as Melissa J. White of Swansea. She was declared dead at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

Timothy R. Levesque of Swansea was arrested and will be arraigned Monday morning in Fall River District Court on charges of murder and assault and battery. Police say the 56-year-old Levesque was arrested without incident.

It was not known Sunday morning if Levesque is represented by a lawyer.

No other details were immediately available.

Recommended Stories

More from News Radio 920