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Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury (Reported August 21, 2013)

Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Domenic Petrarca, DOB: 3/3/58
51 Laurel Avenue
Coventry, RI
K1-2013-0498A

The Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Domenic Petrarca with one count of murder.

It is alleged that on or about October 20, 2012, Petrarca bludgeoned Joseph Costa to death. Both men were residents at the Summer Villa Assisted Living Facility.

The alleged murder took place in Coventry and the Coventry Police conducted the investigation. Petrarca has been in custody since his arrest on October 21, 2012. An arraignment has not been scheduled.

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Department or agency: Office of the Attorney General: Grand Jury Reports

Online: http://www.riag.ri.gov/criminal/

Release date: 08-26-2013

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