NEW BEDFORD - The suspect in Wednesday's homicide in New Bedford was arraigned in Third District Court on Thursday, after being arrested earlier in the day.

Massachusetts State Police Detectives from the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office arrested 20-year old David Antonetty in Springfield Thursday morning in connection with Thursday's stabbing death of a New Bedford man.

David Antonetty's arraignment was continually delayed throughout the day, as he was transported to New Bedford from Springfield. Further delays occurred in the afternoon, when Antonetty's public defender, Attorney Louis Badwey, failed to show to up the hearing. No explanation was found for Badwey's absence.

Badwey's failure to attend the hearing forced the court to seek out the next available public defender to represent Antonetty in Attorney John Connors. The hearing began at about 4:30 p.m. as regular court hours came to a close, which pushed the release of court documents to the media to Friday.

David Antonetty is being ordered held without bail based on the severity of the charges until his next court appearance, which is scheduled for November 3rd.

David Antonetty is facing a murder charge for the death of 47-year old Angel Camacho. New Bedford Police found Camacho lying face down on Tallman Street after receiving emergency calls about a possible overdose at about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday.