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Police ID Victim, Suspect in Mashpee Killing

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A woman was killed Thursday in Mashpee, Massachusetts, and a man is now facing murder charges.

The Cape & Islands District Attorney's Office said police responded around 11:40 a.m. to an apartment on Center Street, where a woman was found unresponsive after suffering blunt force trauma.

The district attorney identified the victim on Friday as Sandra L. Kumar, 53, of Edgartown.

The suspect, 45-year-old Marc Audette, was arrested on scene and has been charged with murder in connection with Kumar's death.

Audette was hospitalized due to injuries he sustained during the incident.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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