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One Under Arrest, Massachusetts State Police Searching For Second Man Wanted In Connections With 2020 Brockton Murder

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

BROCKTON – One man is under arrest and Massachusetts State Police are actively searching for a second man wanted in connection with the 2020 murder of a man in Brockton, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz announced today.

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at approximately 7:35 p.m., the Brockton Police Shotspotter notification system reported multiple rounds fired in the area of 94 Belmont Avenue in Brockton. Upon arrival, officers found Manuel Duarte, 25, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body. Duarte was transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 

As a result of the ongoing, active investigation, yesterday, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office sought and obtained two arrest warrants charging Takari Elliot, 29, and Marvin Veiga, 32, with Murder. With the assistance of Brockton Police, Massachusetts State Police located Elliot in Brockton yesterday and he was placed under arrest.

Massachusetts State Police along with Brockton Police continue to actively search for Veiga, pictured below, is considered to be armed and dangerous, and has a history of violent crimes. Veiga has tattoos about his face and neck, and is believed to be traveling in a newer model silver SUV bearing an out-of-state license. Anyone with information should immediately contact Massachusetts State Police at 508-894-2600, or Brockton Police 508-941-0200.

MARCH 6, 2021