Man fatally stabbed in the neck in Hartford overnight, suspect charged with murder

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — An altercation between two men resulted in the fatal stabbing of one in Hartford Saturday night. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder Tuesday.

According to Hartford Police Lieutenant Paul Cicero, the altercation ensued at 11:28 p.m. on 170 Bond Street, resulting in the stabbing of Cesar Sanchez, 34.

Sanchez died a half an hour after police found him with stab wounds to his neck.

Police were able to identify, locate, and arrest a suspect within eight hours, according to Lieutenant Cicero.

The suspect was identified as Carlos Escobar, 36. He was charged in Sanchez’s murder and behind bars Tuesday.

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