Arrest made in Hartford’s first homicide of 2019

January 28, 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police say they have made an arrest in the city’s first homicide of 2019.

Police said Monday that 45-year-old John Bolton has been charged with murder in the death of 29-year-old Carl Spence.

WVIT-TV reports that Spence was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the basement of a building on Laurel Street on Jan. 8.

Spence, a city resident, was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Bolton was also charged with criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm. He is being held on a $1 million bond pending a Tuesday court appearance. It could not be determined if he had a lawyer.


Information from: WVIT-TV, http://www.nbcconnecticut.com

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