A Massachusetts man who was suspected of fatally stabbing a lady has died after telling authorities he ingested battery acid, the Plymouth County District Lawyer’s Workplace stated Thursday.
Joao Correia, 56, was taken into custody Wednesday after the lady was discovered stabbed to dying in her driveway in Brockton round 1 p.m., the district legal professional’s workplace stated.
When police discovered Correia in an house, he “instructed investigators that he had ingested battery acid and suffered a medical episode,” the workplace stated in an announcement.
He was taken to a hospital and died at 9:36 p.m., it stated. The health worker’s workplace will decide the reason for dying.
The lady who was killed was recognized as Veronica Goncalves, 48. Police imagine she and Correia had a previous relationship.
Her nephew stated Goncalves was a mom of two and grandmother of a 2-year-old youngster, NBC Boston reported.
Brockton is a metropolis of round 105,000 residents round 20 miles south of downtown Boston.