Man Dies in his Ash Street Jail Cell in New Bedford

According to CBS 12 in Providence, A Massachusetts man suspected of killing his mother on Cape Cod over the weekend has died. The 34 year old Adam Howe suffered a “medical emergency” in his cell at the Ash Street Jail in New Bedford late Sunday night AND was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities responded to a well-being check and a separate report of a fire around 9:30 p.m. Friday in Turo, Massachusetts, found Howe standing in the front yard of a home next to a fire that officials soon discovered was a burning body. Howe ran into the house and locked the door before the Cape Cod Regional SWAT team later entered and arrested him. Police identified the body as his mother, 70-year-old Susan Howe.


Massachusetts State Police are investigating his death.