(Hartford, CONN./ CBS Connecticut)– A 17-year-old boy is charged with murder after Hartford Police say his uncle was found stabbed to death Monday afternoon in the city’s South End.

Police say 71-year-old Albert Byrd was found in an apartment on Van Block Avenue around 1:30 pm, suffering from a single stab wound to the stomach. He later died at Hartford Hospital.

Witnesses alerted police to the 17-year-old suspect, who was questioned by police and arrested on one count of murder. He was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center and will be arraigned Tuesday.


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