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Homicide Arrest December 14, 2014

On Sunday, December 13, 2014, at 10:09am officers were dispatched to 165 Benton Street 2nd floor, for the report of a stabbing. Officer's located the victim suffering from a large stab wound to the chest. Victim was transported to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

On December 14, 2014, Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Detectives received information identifying the suspect involved in the fatal stabbing incident that occurred on 12/13/14 at 1009 hours, at 165 Benton Street. The suspect- Leshawn Davis, who voluntarily came to the Public Safety Complex, requested to speak to investigators. Davis was interviewed by Major Crimes Homicide Detectives. Based on the facts and evidence from the investigation, Detectives applied for and obtained an arrest warrant. Davis was subsequently placed under arrest, without incident, and charged with Murder, C.G.S. 53a-54a. He was held on a $500,000 bond.

Arrested: Leshawn-Anthony Davis (DOB 04/27/87), 2 Burton Street, Hartford, CT (14 previous arrests in HTFD)
Charges: C.G.S. 53a-54a, Murder

Victim: Jonathan Lamont Cox, DOB 07/04/80, 165 Benton Street, 2nd floor, Hartford, CT

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