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More Questions Than Answers in Murder of Deerfield Beach Man

​Here's what we know: This past Tuesday, Chad Fleming, 31, from Deerfield Beach was delivered to a Massachusetts hospital -- after he had already died. In fact, doctors found he'd been dead for several hours. Fleming had been beaten to death. The man who dropped him off at the hospital, Nelson Melo, was arrested -- but not for murder. Rather, for witness intimidation.

Here's what we don't know (and it's plenty): Did Melo kill Fleming? His attorney denies that, of course. And if he did, then why did he take Fleming to the hospital? What witness did Melo intimidate? As you can see from this AP story, police are still investigating.

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Nicole Rodriguez