Lawrence teen due in court after gruesome murder

LAWRENCE, MA (WHDH) - A teen accused of murdering his classmate in Lawrence will face a judge in Salem on Friday.

Police say 16-year-old Matthew Borges beheaded Lee Villoria-Paulino and dumped his body in the Merrimack River in November.

Investigators say Borges attacked Villoria-Paulino while they were smoking marijuana.

Authorities found Villoria-Paulino’s body two weeks after his family reported him missing.

Borges is charged with first degree murder.


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