One teen dead, two badly hurt in stabbings at Longmont party

(Photo: MGN-Online)

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LONGMONT, Colo. — A teenager was stabbed to death early Sunday during a melee at a party in Longmont, the Longmont Police Department reported.

The deceased 19-year-old white male was one of three people stabbed in a fight in the 700 block of Francis Street, police said. Two other white males, ages 18 and 17, were hospitalized in very serious condition, LPD reported.

About 20 people in their teens and early 20s were partying at the home, consuming alcohol and marijuana, when the brawl broke out in front of the building about 2:07 a.m., police said.

The stabbing suspect, 20-year-old Secundino Martinez of Frederick, was arrested at a Longmont Walmart after fleeing the scene, LPD said. He is being held on one count of 1st degree murder and two counts of attempted 1st degree murder.