Boston man charged in Providence double killing

A Boston man was ordered held without bail in connection with a double murder in Providence in 2009.

Nigel Nichols was arraigned in Superior Court on Wednesday.

He's accused of fatally shooting David Thomas and Domingo Ortiz in December 2009.

Authorities said Nichols shot the men, while their car was stopped at a traffic light near the Garrahy Judicial Complex.

Authorities said the attack was unprovoked.

Nichols is also facing charges in connection with a triple murder in Dorchester in March 2009.