New Bedford Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to this office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in The City of New Bedford early this morning.
Police received a 911 call today around 5:25 a.m. regarding a stabbing inside an apartment on Cottage Street. When first responders arrived, they found the victim already deceased. The victim has been identified this morning as 47-year-old Allan A. Monteiro, Sr., of New Bedford.
The investigation is being coordinated by Assistant District Attorney Carolyn Morrissette.
As the investigation remains in its early stages and is extremely active at this time, no further information can be released at this time. If more information can be released or an arrest is made, this office will send out a follow up media advisory.