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Police: Bridgeport man Alejandro Velez fatally stabbed girlfriend Tinese Benson before trying to kill himself

Police say Alejandro Velez stabbed his girlfriend to

Police say Alejandro Velez stabbed his girlfriend to death because he thought she was cheating on him. (March 24, 2014 5:26 PM)

Police plan to pursue murder charges against a Bridgeport man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death Saturday night.

Police say Alejandro Velez, 37, fatally stabbed his girlfriend, 28-year-old Tinese Benson, and then tried to kill himself by overdosing on pills.

The alleged attack happened at Velez's mother's home in the Bishop Curtis elderly apartment community while the mother...

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