15-Year-Old Accused of Felony Murder in Danbury

A 15-year-old is accused of felony murder in Danbury, police said. 

Police responded to Abbott Street at around 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 5 for suspicious activity reported, Danbury police said. 

Responding officers found 18-year-old Gabriel Bara-Bardo alone and unconscious in the roadway near his car, according to police. 

Bara-Bardo later died from his injuries. 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled that Bara-Bardo's cause of death was complications following blunt impact to the head and neck, and the manner of death was homicide.

A 15-year-old suspect was arrested on Aug. 16 in the area of Wilson Street around 5:30 p.m. and has been charged with felony murder, second-degree robbery, criminal mischief, larceny and four counts of conspiracy to commit all the above charges. 

He was transported to the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center.

The investigation is still ongoing. 

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