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Suspect in Bethel Murder Found Dead

A Bethel man being held after turning himself in at the Bethel Police Station for the stabbing death of a local woman at a Plumtrees residence, was found dead in his cell.

David MacDowell, 24, was found dead in his cell at the Bridgewater Correctional Center on Tuesday, September 3rd after being taken into custody and then arraigned on August 26th.

An official cause of death hasn't been released, but he is believed to have hung himself in his cell.

Police have not yet identified the stabbing victim, citing notification and investigation concerns.


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