Worcester woman stabbed to death, former boyfriend arrested at the scene – MassLive.com

Worcester woman stabbed to death, former boyfriend arrested at the scene - MassLive.com
Woman stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend, police say
Worcester police said a Worcester woman was stabbed and killed Friday night and a 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged with her homicide.

In a press release issued Saturday morning, Worcester police said they were called to 27 County St. at about 9:10 p.m. Friday for the report of a stabbing. The Detective Unit and crime Scene Unit were also called to the scene.

The Worcester Police Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Unit were called to the scene to investigate. Detectives developed probable cause that Lucas, of 27 County St., had stabbed the victim, whom he had previously dated.

Officers detained Antonio Lucas as he tried to leave the scene of the stabbing as they arrived. Once inside the home officers said they found the victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lucas was later arrested and charged with murder after police determined he had a previously romantic relationship with the victim.

WORCESTER – Late Friday night, Worcester Police officers arrested 40-year-old Antonio Lucas for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Worcester man is under arrest after police found a woman dead from stab wounds in his home.

Police said in a statement that officers were sent to the residence Friday night for a report of a stabbing. As they arrived, officers saw 40-year-old Antonio Lucas trying to leave the property and detained him.

Police said officers and paramedics went into the home and found the stabbing victim, a woman whom investigators said Lucas had previously dated. Her name was not immediately released.

Lucas faces a murder charge. There was no immediate word on when he would be arraigned or if he had legal representation.

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