Roxbury man arrested in Georgia for June double-homicide

Boston Police Commissioner William Gross praised his officers for their efforts to capture Nicholas Antoine.

A 20-year-old Roxbury man was arrested Friday in Georgia on two counts of murder related to a June double-homicide in Brighton, according to Boston police.

Nicholas Antoine was wanted on a felony warrant issued in Suffolk Superior Court following the killings of Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton, and Jeffrey Montaque, 27, of Cambridge, police said in a statement.

Peters and Montaque were found shot about 12:40 a.m. on June 30 near the intersection of Faneuil and Brackett streets and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.


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