‘Fam­ily dis­pute’ leads to fa­tal stab­bing

Woonsocket Call - - Region/obituaries -

PROV­I­DENCE (AP) — Po­lice say a man was fa­tally stabbed af­ter a "fam­ily dis­pute" in Rhode Is­land.

Of­fi­cers re­sponded to the stab­bing in Prov­i­dence around 11 p.m. Fri­day. Po­lice say the vic­tim, 32-year-old Charles Martinez, was stabbed mul­ti­ple times. Twen­tyeight-year-old Judex Mal­don­ado was ar­rested at the scene and charged with mur­der.

Po­lice say Mal­don­ado is the brother of Martinez's ex­girl­friend. They say she was at Mal­don­ado's home when Martinez showed up.

Mal­don­ado is cur­rently be­ing held at the Adult Cor­rec­tional In­sti­tu­tion pend­ing a court ar­raign­ment. It's un­clear if he has an at­tor­ney.

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