Police ID Man Killed in Stabbing in Hartford

A 30-year-old Hartford man is dead after he was stabbed in the chest inside an apartment building at 183 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford early Thursday morning.

Police have identified the victim as Coady Barrows. They said they found him wrapped in a blanket and unresponsive when they responded to the building at 12:02 a.m.

Barrows was transported to Hartford Hospital, where he ultimately died less than half an hour later, according to police.

Officers at the scene were able to develop information that led them to a third-floor apartment on the south east corner of the building. That is where the initial crime scene was found, police said.

Hartford Police Major Crimes Division and Crime Scene Division are investigating.

Investigators said there is no threat to the public and they are focusing on a person of interest.

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