Massachusetts: Man in Custody After Fatal Double Stabbing at Winchester Public Library
UPDATE 7 Audio: Winchester Library Struggles To Move On After Attack (via WBUR)
UPDATE 6 Jeffrey Yao, Accused in Winchester Library Murder, Sent to Psychiatric Hospital (via MassLive.com)
UPDATE 5 VIDEO Winchester Public Library Re-Opens 3 Days After Murder (via CBS Boston)
UPDATE 4 Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Fatally Stabbing Woman In Winchester Library (via WBUR)
UPDATE 3 Suspect in Fatal Winchester Library Stabbing Suffers From Mental Illness, Lawyer Says (Video, via Boston Globe)
UPDATE 2: Winchester Woman Killed at Library Remembered As Loving, Compassionate Person (via Boston Globe)
UPDATE 1 A 22-year-old Woman Died After a Double Stabbing at Winchester Public Library. Here’s What We Know So Far (via Boston.com)
One person was killed Saturday after a double stabbing in a public library in Winchester, Massachusetts.
The victim, a 22-year-old woman, has not been identified by police, and a man is in custody in connection with the stabbing.
Fire officials said the stabbing happened at the Winchester Public Library on Main Street around 10:30 a.m.
The woman, whose name was not announced, was seated inside the library when she was attacked, allegedly by Jeffrey Yao, 23, of Winchester, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan said at a news conference. He is accused of stabbing her in the head, back, and torso, she said.
A 77-year-old man who was seated nearby tried to assist the woman, Ryan said, and was also stabbed. He is expected to survive.
Yao has been charged with murder and armed assault with attempt to murder, Ryan said.
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