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BROCKTON – Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police are investigating the suspicious, unattended death of a man found in an apartment this morning, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
At approximately 7:53 a.m. today, Brockton Police received a 911 call from an employee of the Campello High Rise located at 1380 Main Street stating that a tenant living in the building had been discovered unresponsive. Brockton Police, Brockton Fire and emergency medical services arrived on scene and the victim was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Jose Romero, 55, of Brockton.
Brockton Police contacted Massachusetts State Police troopers assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation commenced. That investigation is currently active and ongoing. Preliminarily, this does not appear to be a random act of violence.
The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has accepted jurisdiction of the case and will determine the cause and manner of death.