Accused Bridgeport murderer appears in court

BRIDGEPORT - One man is dead and another is in jail after a stabbing in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport police say they found the victim, 49-year-old James Cleary Jr. bleeding on Benham Avenue at around 6 p.m. yesterday.

They say the suspect, Cargila Nicholson, 50, and Cleary got into an argument and Cleary was stabbed in the back.

Cleary's brother says the incident started over loud music that he says Nicholson was playing.

Family members say Cleary had only lived in the apartment for two months.

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