Lawyer: Arrest expected in UConn stabbing

(AP) - A Hartford lawyer says police have told himhis client will be arrested in the stabbing death of Connecticutfootball player Jasper Howard.Attorney Deron Freeman

STORRS - (AP) - A Hartford lawyer says police have told himhis client will be arrested in the stabbing death of Connecticutfootball player Jasper Howard.

Attorney Deron Freeman declined to identify his client, but saysthe Bloomfield man and others got into a fight "with about six"UConn football players early Sunday after a campus dance.

Freeman says his client did not stab Howard, but was there whenit happened.

He said police searched his client's home in Bloomfield andremoved some items. Freeman said he was told Monday an arrestwarrant will be issued in the next few days, and that others willbe arrested.

It would be the second arrest connected to the stabbing. JohnnyHood, 21, of Hartford, was arraigned Monday on charges ofinterfering with an officer and breach of peace.

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