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Homicide Victim Called Cops For Help

by Staff | Oct 6, 2013 5:16 pm

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Police are investigating what they’re calling a “probable” homicide of a man found dead Sunday morning inside a first-floor apartment on Spring Street in the Hill.

Assistant Police Chief Archie Generoso said the victim appears to be in his late 30s or early 40s. He was not shot. Generoso said police are treating it as a homicide because of “the amount of blood” found by his body as well as evidence of stab wounds.

It turns out a man called 911 from that vicinity at 10:22 p.m. Saturday. He said he’d been stabbed. He didn’t give a precise address. He said he was “in the area of Washington Avenue and Spring Street,” according to police spokesman Officer David Hartman.

Cops combed the area. They couldn’t trace the cell phone signal any closer than a Long Wharf tower that “carried the call,” Hartman reported.

Then, around 7:30 a.m., a man called police reported seeing a dead boy inside the Spring Street house. He claimed he could see the body from the street. Police found the victim’s body, already dead, inside the kitchen in the back of the first-floor apartment.

“The victim was, however, not visible from the sidewalk,” Hartman noted.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to contact detectives at (203)-946-6304.

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posted by: Car Two on October 7, 2013  4:18pm

Why hasn’t the chief commented yet?

posted by: Car Two on October 7, 2013  4:20pm

Why hasn’t Chief Esserman commented?

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