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Brazilian national sought in connection with death investigation in Milford

A Brazilian national is being sought in connection with the death of a person whose body was found on Sunday in a residence in Milford.

The name and the gender of the victim were not released by the Worcester District Attorney office, which is overseeing the investigation.

Prosecutors have asked for the public’s help locating Jusselo D. Dos Reis, a Brazilian national who may be driving a black 2003 Ford Explorer with the Massachusetts license plate of 7JN55.

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Officials said Dos Reis is wanted on a charge of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon as a result of the incident in the residence at 42 North Bow St.

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According to the federal Department of Homeland Security and prosecutors, Dos Reis is believed to have entered the United States illegally and may be trying to obtain fake identification papers since he lost his wallet.

Anyone who sees Dos Reis or has information on the case is urged to call Milford Police at 508-473-1113 or State Police at 508-829-8326.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.