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BROCKTON – A Brockton 15 year-old has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge for his role in connection with the fatal shooting of a city man, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
Jeremy Depina, 15, of Brockton, pleaded not guilty to one count of Murder today in Brockton District Court. He was held without bail.
Since February 10th when the fatal shooting of Fabio Andrade-Monteiro, 22, occurred, Massachusetts State Police troopers assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and Brockton Police have been actively investigating. Last Friday, State Police sought and obtained an arrest warrant for Depina, and he was located in Taunton and placed under arrest.
Depina’s arrest is the second arrest of a teen in connection with Andrade-Monteiro’s murder. Last week, Tashawn Brown, 17, of Brockton, pleaded not guilty to one count of murder for the fatal shooting. Brown was held without bail and is next scheduled to appear in court on March 17.
Depina is next scheduled to appear in court on March 17.