Stabbing Victim Dies at Rhode Island Hospital

Incident Update: As a result of injuries sustained during a stabbing incident in Wareham, MA on July 29, 2012, 18 year old Bridgewater resident Brendon J. Mahoney died at approximately 4:00 am on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital. The second victim involved in the stabbing incident, 19 year old Brian P. Mahoney, who is the brother of Brendon J. Mahoney, remains in critical condition.

As a result the investigation of the original incident conducted by the Wareham Police Department Detective Division and detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigation Unit of the Massachusetts State Police, Bryan Grassie of East Wareham, MA was charged with two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder and two counts of Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. An amended charge of Murder is expected to be brought forward against Mr. Grassie through the office of Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz. The arraignment date and time regarding the charge of Murder has not yet been scheduled.

Further information regarding this incident will be provided when it becomes available.