Teen fatally stabs older brother in Hartford

Lester Mason
January 13, 2018

Police say a 17-year-old stabbed his older brother to death last night in Hartford.

It happened just before 1 AM near a house on Main Street.

According to a press release, the 17-year-old brother was transported to the Hartford Juvenile Detention Center. "So, it's a hard situation for his family", said Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley.

Police said several family members who witnessed the stabbing were also hospitalized for anxiety and stress.

Both victims were taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment where they remain in stable condition.

Police said both victims appeared intoxicated when they were found and investigators believe they had a fight leading up to the incident.

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