NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — A New Bedford man has been arrested in a fatal stabbing that was initially reported to dispatchers as a possible overdose.

The Bristol County District Attorney’s office says 20-year-old David Antonetty was arrested without incident in Springfield by a team of state troopers Thursday morning.

Authorities say New Bedford Police received a 911 call early Wednesday about a potential overdose. When medics arrived, they discovered that 47-year-old Angel Camacho was actually suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The DA’s office said Antonetty was being transported back to the area and will be arraigned sometime Thursday in New Bedford District Court on a murder charge.

It was not known whether Antonetty has a lawyer.

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