State police cost 68-year-old man in reference to deadly stabbing in Bolton

A person was charged on Monday in reference to the deadly stabbing of his upstairs neighbor in Bolton in October, in accordance with the Connecticut State Police.

Robert Robbins, 68, of Colchester, faces one felony rely of first-degree manslaughter within the killing of Travis Terry, who was 39 years previous when he died Oct. 11, 2022, state police stated.

In keeping with the warrant for Robbins’ arrest, he and Terry have been watching TV collectively in Robbins’ residence on Boston Turnpike Street when Terry took out a pocket knife to indicate him. The 2 had been consuming alcohol, Robbins advised state troopers.

Terry grew to become upset sooner or later and allegedly advised Robbins “I’ll lower your throat,” Robbins’ assertion to police stated. Robbins additionally stated Terry, as he was leaving the residence, requested the place his knife was, in accordance with the warrant.

Robbins advised troopers he believed Terry was going to drag his knife out of his pocket and kill him, so he grabbed a close-by steak knife and stabbed the 39-year-old as soon as within the stomach, in accordance with the warrant.

Terry left the unit and was present in his upstairs residence after Robbins known as 911 round 7:50 p.m. to report the stabbing, the warrant stated.

Terry was dropped at Manchester Memorial Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless.

State troopers famous within the warrant {that a} knife was present in Terry’s pocket throughout his post-mortem. The blade was closed.

Robbins was held on a $100,000 bond following his arrest and was scheduled to be arraigned in Rockville Superior Court docket on Tuesday.