Hartford Police Make Arrest In Fatal Stabbing

Aaron Kupec
August 02, 2018 - 8:35 am

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Hartford police have arrested a city man in connection with a fatal stabbing on Park Street Wednesday night.

John Drayton, 44, of Broad Street is held on $1 million bond on a murder charge after a 19 year old was found stabbed in the chest in the area of 415 Park Street, said police.

Officers were called to the scene around 11:19 p.m. Police say detectives developed a description of a suspect vehicle which was located in Drayton's driveway.

The name of the victim, who was pronounced dead at Hartford Hospital, has not yet been released. The case is Hartford's 15th homicide of the year.