The Freetown Police Department, in close cooperation with the Massachusetts State Police and the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, is currently conducting an investigation at a crime scene situated along Chace Road in East Freetown.
According to multiple reports, police responded to 92 Chase Road just before 4:30 a.m. A deceased female victim identified as 44-year-old Heidi Chace of 92 Chace Road was found at the scene.
According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s office the suspect, 54-year-old Matthew Lucas, lived at that same address. At about 8:40 this morning, state and local police located the suspect hiding in a shed on Burns Lane in Freetown.
Police remained on the scene into the afternoon collecting evidence and removing animals from the property. This is a developing story and we will release an updated article as soon new information is made public.