North Dartmouth man charged with homicide for girlfriend’s stabbing demise


Police discovered Margarita Morehead unresponsive and mendacity in a pool of blood in a Chelsea condominium Monday morning. She had been stabbed a number of instances.

The Suffolk County District Legal professional’s workplace has charged a North Dartmouth man with homicide for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to demise after she tried to interrupt up with him.

Angel Alvarez, 65, is accused of stabbing 59-year-old Margarita Morehead to demise at an condominium in Chelsea, the DA’s workplace mentioned in a information launch.

Chelsea police discovered Morehead unresponsive and mendacity in a pool of blood in an condominium at 44 Lafayette Ave. simply earlier than 10 a.m. Monday morning, the discharge mentioned. She was affected by a number of stab wounds and was pronounced lifeless after being taken to a hospital.

Later that day, Alvarez, who police recognized as Morehead’s boyfriend, contacted Chelsea police and requested for medical consideration. He additionally requested to show himself in and informed police he was in Everett, the place he was then arrested, in accordance with the discharge.

Throughout a recorded interview with Chelsea police, Alvarez allegedly admitted that he repeatedly stabbed Morehead after she tried to finish their relationship.

Police additionally situated Alvarez’s automobile Monday and allegedly discovered brown stains that regarded like blood each inside and on the skin of the automobile.

“As an alternative of coping with the fact of an ended relationship with restraint and dignity, this man selected a surprising act of violence that ended Margarita Morehead’s life,” Suffolk County District Legal professional Kevin Hayden mentioned within the launch.

Police charged Alvarez with homicide and assault with a harmful weapon. A decide ordered he be held with out bail throughout his arraignment in Chelsea District Court docket on Tuesday.

Alvarez is due again in court docket on June 12 for a possible trigger listening to.

SafeLink, a statewide multilingual home violence hotline, might be reached at 877-785-2020. LGBTQ+ individuals going through home abuse also can name The Community/La Crimson for assist at 617-742-4911.

Originally posted 2023-05-10 03:16:13.