Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death - NECN

Teen to Be Tried as Adult in Mother's Boyfriend's Death

The teen allegedly shot and killed his mother's boyfriend

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    Authorities in Rhode Island are reportedly searching a crime scene in Cranston in connection with Tuesday's discovery of a burning body in Massachusetts. (Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

    The Rhode Island Attorney general says a 17-year-old boy will be tried as an adult in the death of a man whose burning body was found in a wooded area in Massachusetts.

    WJAR has identified the teen as Xavier Vidot who is facing charges for murder, concealing a felony and use of a firearm in a crime of violence.

    Police say the boy shot 24-year-old Valdez Loiseau in Cranston after the man got into an altercation with the boy's mother, who he was seeing at the time. Loiseau's burned body was found by a police officer in Attleboro, Massachusetts July 18.

    The teen's mother is facing charges for helping transport the body.

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