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Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury (Reported November 23, 2015)

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.

Erico Montalvo (age 18) 10 Catus Street Providence, RI P1-2015-3842A
Jose Rodriguez (age 26) 15 Desoto Avenue Providence, RI P1-2015-3842B

The Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Erico Montalvo and Jose Rodriguez with one count of murder. In addition, Montalvo is charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon. It is alleged that on or about July 11, 2015, Montalvo and Rodriguez stabbed and murdered Colby Mendonca and that Montalvo stabbed and injured Russell Gleason. The incident occurred in the parking lot behind the Walgreens at 533 Elmwood Avenue in Providence at approximately 2:00 a.m.

The Providence Police conducted the investigation. Montalvo is scheduled to be arraigned on December 1, 2016 and Rodriguez is scheduled to be arraigned on December 16, 2015, with both arraignments to take place at Providence County Superior Court.

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