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Rhode Island Suspect Accused Of Killing 84-Year-Old Man Ordered Held Without Bail

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Source: Pawtucket Police Department; UNSPLASH

Mar. 13 2023, Updated 4:31 p.m. ET

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A Rhode Island man suspected of killing an elderly man faced a judge in connection with the case.

On March 13, Matthew Dufresne, 34, appeared in Providence District Court and was arraigned on a first-degree domestic murder charge and ordered held without bail, WPRI reported.

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According to the station, Dufresne was arrested after officers responded to the Pawtucket home of the 84-year-old man for a wellbeing check and found the victim dead.

The suspect reportedly lived at the home with the elderly man, who police have not publicly identified.

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Dufresne is due back in court on March 21.

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