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Three members of family indicted in fatal beating, stabbing of man in South Boston

Three family members were indicted Tuesday in the fatal beating and stabbing of Edwin Santos in South Boston, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Angel Sanchez, 16; his uncle, Gabriel Sanchez, 32; and his father, Elias Sanchez, 44, were charged with first-degree murder in the death of the 29-year-old Santos, Conley’s office said. Outside a Dorchester Street market on the evening of Nov. 17, Elias Sanchez began to beat Santos with a club or baton, Conley’s office said. The other two suspects joined him, both allegedly stabbing the victim before all three fled, prosecutors said. They are expected to be arraigned Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court.

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