Hartford Local: Homicide Victim

Pedro E. Segarra

City of Hartford Police Department
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Hartford, Connecticut 06120
(860) 757-4000

James C. Rovella
Chief of Police

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From the City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media

For Immediate Release:    Wednesday, March  14, 2012


(Hartford) – Detectives of the Hartford Police Major Crimes Division have confirmed the identity of a fatal stabbing victim as Justin Pereira, age 22, of Hartford.


At approximately 10 p.m., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 425 Zion Street.  On arrival the victim was located in the first floor hallway suffering from multiple stab wounds.  The victim was immediately transported to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 10:24 p.m.


The HPD Crime Scene and Major Crimes Divisions are investigating the incident.  Anyone with information, no matter how slight, that may be of assistance to investigators, is asked to contact Major Crimes Division Sergeant Brandon O’Brien at 860-757-4089, email at obrib001@hartford.gov, or call Hartford Crime Stoppers at 860-722-TIPS (a8477).


Confidential, on-line tips may also be made at Hartford Crime Stoppers at:https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=734&DSID=734



Contact:   Nancy M Mulroy, Public Information Officer, 860-757-4021
City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media
Andrea Comer, Director, 860-757-9731
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