Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Tom Duggan – 11-13-17

Lawrence Police and Massachusetts State Police arrested a Lawrence man Monday for the murder of Jose Bergos, (53) at the rooming house of the Lawrence YMCA. Bergos was a resident there.

Police arrested Martin Roriguez, (61) at the police station after the body of Bergos was found in the rooming house around 8AM. An autopsy will be conducted by the Essex County Chief Medical Examiner in Boston to determine official cause of death.

Rodriguez will be arraigned in Lawrence District Court on Tuesday morning.