Local NewsManhunt continues for suspect in double murder of mother and child

Manhunt continues for suspect in double murder of mother and child

Dejan Belnavis
Dejan Belnavis
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10:47 AM EST, March 7, 2024

27-year-old Dejan Belnavis should be considered armed and dangerous - said officials.

Suspect in murder of mother and child

According to Police, a manhunt is on for a 27-year-old man who is suspected of shooting and killing a mother and her young daughter inside a parked car in Massachusetts.

The Worcester Police Department in Massachusetts is actively searching for 27-year-old Dejan Belnavis, who is considered armed and dangerous. He is sought for his connection to the killing of Chasity Nunez and her 11-year-old daughter, Zella Nunez. The tragic incident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. on Tuesday when the authorities discovered the two victims shot inside a parked car.

Belnavis is currently sought for charges including armed assault with intent to murder and unauthorized firearm possession. About the homicide, another person has been detained, though authorities will disclose information regarding this suspect at a future date - reports ABC News.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this incident, please send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web-based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

Source: Worcester Police Department, ABC News

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