Settings

Home Site
Notification
Push Notifications
Contact Us
Stamford Daily Voice serves Stamford, CT

Menu

Stamford Daily Voice serves Stamford, CT

Nearby Towns

police & fire

Stamford Teen Rejects Plea Deal In 2015 Stabbing Death Case

The 16-year-old Stamford teen accused of stabbing a 52-year-old man to death last year rejected a plea deal in the case, the Stamford Advocate reports.
The 16-year-old Stamford teen accused of stabbing a 52-year-old man to death last year rejected a plea deal in the case, the Stamford Advocate reports. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford 16-year-old who may be the youngest ever charged with murder in Stamford is moving head with his defense against allegations that he killed a man last year outside a fast-food restaurant, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Marquest Hall rejected a plea deal this week that would have required him to plead guilty to killing 52-year-old Antonio Muralles on March 11, 2015 outside a McDonald's on Bedford Street. The deal would have meant a 25-year sentence, followed by special parole, the Stamford Advocate reports.

Hall, who appeared in court Wednesday with attorney Ryan O'Neill , told the judge he understood that, if convicted, he could be sentenced for up to 60 years in jail, according to the Stamford Advocate. A trial date has not been set yet, the Stamford Advocate says.

Click here to read the Stamford Advocate report .

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Stamford Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.