Man Charged With Murder In New Britain Stabbing

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

By Nicholas Rondinone, Hartford Courant

NEW BRITAIN — Police charged a 22-year-old local man in connection with the stabbing death of a woman on Saturday.

Tyris Johnson, of 30 Cornelius Way, was arrested Monday night and charged with one count of murder in connection with the death of Laura Barlow, 42, of 1403 Corbin Ave., police said.

Barlow was spotted by passing motorists at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Lafayette Street and Beaver Street, police said. She was taken to the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, where she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Her death was declared a homicide Monday by the chief medical examiner’s office, police said.

Police said Johnson admitted involvement in in Barlow’s death during an interview. Johnson is being held on $1 million bond and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in New Britain Superior Court.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s