Windsor Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing, Suspect In Custody

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Ray Smith

Ray Smith (Windsor Police Department)

WINDSOR — A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder in a fatal stabbing Thursday at 64 Bina Ave., police said.

Ray Smith appeared Friday in Superior Court in Enfield where his bond was set at $1 million. He is also charged with interfering with police.

Smith’s next court date is scheduled on Monday at Superior Court in Hartford.

Police have identified the victim as 40-year-old Carl Mitchell.

Police were dispatched at 7:41 p.m. to 64 Bina Ave., where both men lived. Officers discovered Smith had been stabbed in the chest.

He was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators have not determined a motive for the stabbing but were told Smith attacked Mitchell as they talked about a telephone call, police said.

Smith struggled with police officers, who used a stun gun to subdue him, police said. He is currently in police custody at Hartford Hospital.

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