You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Trial starts in Brockton double slaying, rape

BROCKTON — The three victims, all bleeding from gunshot wounds, were several yards apart on Clinton Street, two of them not breathing and the other slipping into unconsciousness, witnesses said Friday during the Keith Luke double murder trial in Brockton ­Superior Court.

Luke, 22, a self-described neo-Nazi skinhead, is facing life in prison in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Selma Goncalves and 72-year-old Arlindo DePina Goncalves and in the rape and shooting of Goncalves’s 22-year-old sister on Jan. 21, 2009. The Globe is not identifying the sister because she allegedly is the victim of a sexual assault. The male victim was not related to Selma Goncalves.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week