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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Double Fatal Mass. Crash

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    Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Double Fatal Mass. Crash
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    The scene of the double fatal crash in Avon, Massachusetts, last month.

    A Massachusetts man plead not guilty from his hospital room Wednesday morning to charges stemming from a double fatal crash last month.

    Twenty-seven-year-old Marcelino Correia of Brockton was arraigned on two counts of motor vehicle manslaughter and two counts of motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence and negliegently in the deaths of two of his passengers, Denise Moreira and Matthew Andrade. Correia was also charged with two counts of operating under the influence and negligently causing serious bodily injury to his two other passengers. He was also charged with with driving with a suspended license.

    Correia is being held without bail for the next 90 days and was further imposed with a $100,000 bail on the new charges. He was also ordered to surrender his passport, have no contact with the victims and not drive as he awaits trial.

    He was currently free on personal recognizance on charges from last September; bail in this case was also revoked.

    Correia is being represented by Patrick Reddington.

    His next court appearance is slated for June 3 in Stoughton District Court for a pre-trial conference.

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