Man charged with murder in shooting death of Fall River store worker

Man charged with murder in shooting death of Fall River store worker

A man is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a store worker in Fall River, officials said Thursday. Nelson F. Coelho, 37, is charged with murder, attempted armed robbery and in mask. Police allege Coelho shot dead Lal Kishor Mahaseth, 54, on October 18 at the Stop N Save convenience store at 201 Rock St. A 911 caller entered the store to buy food and found Mahaseth on the floor behind the counter with blood on his chest. Mahaseth was taken to Charlton Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Coelho, from Fall River, is already in custody after being arrested on Oct. 26 in another armed robbery in Fall River, officials said. He is due to be brought to justice in Fall River District Court on Friday.

A man is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a store worker in Fall River, officials said Thursday.

Nelson F. Coelho, 37, is charged with murder, attempted armed robbery and in mask.

Police allege Coelho shot dead Lal Kishor Mahaseth, 54, on October 18 at the Stop N Save convenience store at 201 Rock St.

A 911 caller had entered the store to buy food and found Mahaseth on the floor behind the counter with blood on his chest.

Mahaseth was taken to Charlton Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Coelho, from Fall River, is already in custody after being arrested on Oct. 26 in another armed robbery in Fall River, officials said.

He is due to be brought to justice in Fall River District Court on Friday.