Bridgeport man stabbed to death in Stratford

STRATFORD - A Bridgeport man is dead and his girlfriend injured following a stabbing this morning in Stratford.

It happened at 135 Hollister St. at around 8 a.m.

Police say Joseph Stanley broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Paul-Louis, and stabbed her and her current boyfriend, Mark Williams.

Police say Williams was stabbed several times. According to witnesses, he ran out of the house onto the street before collapsing. He later died at Bridgeport Hospital.

Paul-Louis is expected to recover.

Police say Stanley was out on parole at the time.

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