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Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury (Reported March 25, 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.

Joseph Perryman, DOB: 11/17/70 84 Chadwick Street Newport, RI N1-2013-0063A

The Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Joseph Perryman with one count of murder. It is alleged that on or about December 5, 2012, Perryman stabbed and murdered Anthony Simmons.

The alleged murder took place in Newport and the Newport Police conducted the investigation. Perryman, who has been held without bail since his arrest on December 6, 2012, is scheduled to be arraigned in Newport County Superior Court on April 2, 2013.

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