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Funeral for Boston Kidnapping Victim to Be Held This Weekend



    Suspect in Jassy Correia's Kidnapping Could Face Death

    U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling announced Sunday that federal prosecutors have charged Louis D. Coleman III, of Providence, Rhode Island, with kidnapping, resulting in death. The charge carries a sentence of mandatory life and also makes 32-year-old Coleman eligible for the death penalty if convicted.

    (Published Sunday, March 3, 2019)

    This weekend, friends and family will have a chance to mourn the death of a kidnapping victim that occurred in Boston last month.

    The wake for Jassy Correira, 23, of Lynn, will be held Friday at St. Peters Church in Dorchester from 5 to 9 p.m., according to Dolan Funeral Home in Milton. A funeral Mass will follow the next day at 10 a.m. The burial will be private.  

    Correira was found in the trunk of a car on Feb. 28 after last being seen leaving a Boston night club on Feb. 24. The driver, Louis D. Coleman III, 32, was caught on surveillance video driving away from the night club with Correira in his car and dragging her body into his apartment.

    Coleman, from Providence, has been charged with kidnapping, resulting in death and faces a life sentence and possible death penalty. 

    Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    [NATL] Clerk Pulls Out Machete on Would-Be Robber

    A would-be robber armed with a knife had a surprise in store when an Alabama store clerk pulled out a machete in defense. The two's brief knife fight was caught on camera before the clerk runs out to damage the robber's car.

    According to police, suspect Seth Holcomb walked up to the counter to make a purchase. He leaves the store and then comes back in as if to make a second purchase. Then, he pulled out a knife at the counter. What he didn't expect was that the clerk would pull out a machete of his own.

    (Published 3 hours ago)

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