Hartford PD make arrest in fatal stabbing on Albany Ave.


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police have made an arrest in a fatal stabbing that happened on Albany Avenue on Monday afternoon.

Police said officers were called Monday around 4:38 p.m. to the 500 block of Albany Avenue on a report of a person stabbed.

Responded officers found a victim, identified as 30-year-old Jeremiah Fitzgerald, suffering from stab wounds. He was transferred to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead just after midnight.

Through the course of the investigation, police identified the suspect as Wilfredo Rosa. Rosa was taken into custody on Wednesday morning and was charged with murder.

He is being held on $1 million bond.

Mothers United Against Violence will be holding a prayer vigil Thursday night at 6 p.m. They’ll be remembering Fitzgerald at the corner of Albany Ave. and Irving Street in Hartford.

This investigation remains active. Anyone with any information regarding the case is
asked to call the Hartford PD Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

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