Arrest made in stabbing death of 16-year-old boy

Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 12:16
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ENFIELD - Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a 16-year-old Connecticut boy.

Enfield police on Tuesday announced that 18-year-old Shyhiem Adams was charged with manslaughter in the death of Justin Brady.

Brady was found stabbed in the front yard of a home in town just after midnight Monday.

Adams is being held on $1 million bond pending arraignment later Tuesday. His case was not listed in online court records and it could not immediately be determined if he had retained a lawyer.

Police Chief Alaric Fox says the victim and the suspect knew each other and called it an isolated incident.

Brady was a junior at Enfield High School, where he played football and basketball. He did not live at the address where the stabbing took place.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News, State on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 12:16. Updated: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 12:18.