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Interim Report of the Newport County Grand Jury (Reported August 26, 2016)

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.

Lisa Almeida-Laureanno (57) 3028 East Main Road Portsmouth, RI N1-2016-0235A

The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Lisa Almeida-Laureanno with one count of murder and one count of discharge of a firearm while committing a crime of violence. It is alleged that on or about May 16, 2016, in the Town of Portsmouth, Almeida-Laureanno shot and killed Manuel Laureanno.

The Portsmouth Police conducted the investigation. Almeida-Laureanno has been held without bail since her arrest and is scheduled to be arraigned in Newport County Superior Court on September 15, 2016.

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