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Police Arrest 17-Year-Old Murder Suspect



    Police Arrest 17-Year-Old Murder Suspect

    New Haven police have arrested a teen charged in the murder of a 34-year-old New Haven man.

    Police say on Jan. 1 they responded to the 300 block of Winthrop Avenue on reports of a stabbing. When they arrived they found Chamar Suggs suffering from serious stab wounds to the abdomen. Suggs had no pulse. He was take to New Haven Hospital for surgery. After surgery he was listed in stable condition.

    Meanwhile at the scene witnesses reported an argument between Suggs and a 17-year-old male suspect. Witnesses told police the argument turned violent when the teen stabbed Suggs with a kitchen knife.

    Witnesses identified the suspect to Detectives who prepared the case. On Jan. 7, Suggs was removed from life support and died as a result of the assault, according to police.

    The 17-year-old suspect, from Hamden, turned himself in on Saturday afternoon. He was arrested and charged with murder. He is in custody of the Juvenile Detention Center in Bridgeport.