Teen accused in Stamford murder to be tried as adult; 3rd suspect arrested

Antonio Muralles

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The teenager accused of stabbing 52-year-old Antonio Muralles last Wednesday will be tried as an adult, and a third suspect has been arrested in the killing.

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Stamford police say 15-year-old Marquest Hall, accused of stabbing Muralles after the victim spilled coffee on him, had his case upgraded to Part A in the Connecticut Superior Court System Tuesday. The Sherman Street teen’s bond was set at $2 million. He’s scheduled to appear in Stamford Superior Court March 31.

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According to police, a third suspect in the incident was arrested on Sherman Street Wednesday. They say an unidentified 17-year-old was seen on video leaving the crime scene with possible evidence. He is charged with second-degree hindering prosecution and was taken to the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.

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