Man Wanted In NH Murder Caught Sleeping In Wareham

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Matthew Packer (Photo courtesy: Wareham Police)

Matthew Packer (Photo courtesy: Wareham Police)

WAREHAM (AP) — A suspect in a fatal stabbing in Nashua has been captured in Massachusetts.

Police in Wareham, Mass. say 19-year-old Matthew Packer of Nashua was found sleeping on a couch at a home in town at about 10:30 p.m. on Monday.

He was arrested without incident.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mike Macklin reports

Local police had been tipped off that Packer was at the home.

Packer is scheduled to be arraigned on a fugitive from justice charge in Wareham District Court on Tuesday.

He faces a second-degree murder charge in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire authorities say 27-year-old Paul Frontiero was fatally stabbed outside his home at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Two women also suffered injuries but are expected to survive.

No motive for the stabbings has been disclosed.

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