Marlborough lady charged with manslaughter after allegedly stabbing romantic associate

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Prosecutors say Darlene Carreras stabbed Eric Murray throughout an altercation inside an residence on St. Ives Approach in Marlborough.

A Marlborough lady has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly killing a person she had been in a romantic relationship with. 

Darlene Carreras, 37, was charged in reference to the deadly stabbing of Eric Murray, 45, inside her residence on St. Ives Approach in Marlborough on Aug. 2., in response to Middlesex District Lawyer Marian Ryan’s workplace. 

Carreras was arrested in Worcester on Saturday and arraigned Monday in Marlborough District Courtroom. She was ordered held pending a dangerousness listening to scheduled for Aug. 23. 

Simply after 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 2, Marlborough Police responded to a 911 name from an residence on St. Ives Approach. The caller mentioned there was an altercation in a neighboring residence the place a lady was calling for assist. 

On the scene, officers discovered Murray affected by stab wounds. He was delivered to UMass Memorial Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless, officers mentioned. 

Carreras was additionally discovered contained in the residence. She had cuts on her arms and was delivered to a hospital for remedy. She was later launched, in response to Ryan’s workplace. 

Murray’s minor son was additionally within the residence on the time, officers mentioned. He was unhurt. 

Carreras and Murray had been in a romantic relationship and have been seeing one another usually, police decided via a preliminary investigation. Murray went to Carreras’ dwelling, the place the 2 received into an altercation that resulted in Carreras allegedly stabbing Murray within the chest. 

Carreras utilized stress to Murray’s wounds after stabbing him, however didn’t name 911, in response to Ryan’s workplace. As an alternative, she referred to as a pal to return and assist. 

A name to Carreras’s lawyer was not returned as of press time. An investigation stays ongoing.