SALGADO BROTHERS, WANTED FOR THE MURDER OF JUSTIN
(Hartford) - Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and Hartford Police Chief James C. Rovella today announced Alex and Carlos Salgado, wanted by Hartford Police for the murder of Justin Pereira, had surrendered to police at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2012.
On March 15, 2012, detectives of the HPD's Major Crimes Division had obtained arrest warrants for the brothers charging them with the March 13, 2012, fatal stabbing of Pereira at 425 Zion Street, Hartford. Both have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder and remain in custody, each with a $1.5 million bond pending arraignment in Hartford Superior Court.
At approximately 10 p.m., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Hartford Police officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 425 Zion Street. On arrival the victim, Justin Pereira, 22, of Hartford, was located in the first floor hallway suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was immediately transported to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 10:24 p.m.
Chief Rovella praised the work of lead investigators in the case, Major Crimes Detectives Joseph Fargnoli and Renee Lamark-Muir, detectives of the HPD's Crime Scene Division, and responding Patrol Units, "Their exceptional, coordinated effort in this investigation allowed for the issuance of arrest warrants for the Salgado brothers within two days of the homicide, and their ultimate surrender to police."
Contact: Nancy M Mulroy, Public Information Officer, 860-757-4021
City of Hartford Office of Communications and New Media
Andrea Comer, Director, 860-757-9731
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