December 8, 2023


A 47-year-old Melrose man was killed and a 21-year-old man was injured throughout the altercation, the Middlesex District Legal professional’s Workplace mentioned.

A 47-year-old man was stabbed to loss of life throughout a “home altercation” in a Melrose house Friday night, in keeping with the Middlesex District Legal professional’s Workplace. 

Police discovered James % unresponsive and affected by stab wounds in a house on Ledge Avenue after responding to a 911 round 7:05 p.m., the DA’s workplace mentioned in a press launch. % was taken to an area hospital the place he was pronounced useless. 

“The preliminary investigation into this matter suggests {that a} home altercation occurred within the house between Mr. % and a lady within the house,” the DA’s workplace wrote. 

Sooner or later throughout the altercation, a 21-year-old man who lives within the house turned concerned, the DA’s workplace mentioned. That man was additionally stabbed and was taken to a hospital, officers mentioned. 

Neither the girl nor the second man have been recognized. Officers haven’t given any info on whether or not prison costs can be filed or on the situation of the 21-year-old man.

Native and state police are nonetheless investigating the incident, however there is no such thing as a ongoing risk to the general public, the DA’s workplace mentioned.