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19 years later, son of highway killing victim seeks justice

NEW BEDFORD — It was a cold, gray, windy day last January when Donald Santos Jr. visited the grave of his mother, Mary Rose Santos, for the first time in four years.

NEW BEDFORD — It was a cold, gray, windy day last January when Donald Santos Jr. visited the grave of his mother, Mary Rose Santos, for the first time in four years.

Mr. Santos, 25, arrived with a framed picture of his newborn son, Gavin Alexander, to show him off to the child’s late grandmother. He was alone, and started talking. He apologized for not visiting sooner and assured her she had not been forgotten.

He promised his mother, who when alive would stay up late at night with him watching horror movies, that he would find out who killed her 17 years earlier.

“I made a pact to myself right there and then that I was

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