Hyannis Stabbing Victim Dies, Suspect Under Arrest

23 year old man murdered on Hyannis Village Green

From the Office of Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe:

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Barnstable Police Chief Matthew Sonnabend announced today that on May 19, 2019 at approximately 10:36 pm police received a 911 call regarding a stabbing at the Village Green in Hyannis.

The victim, Brenden Flynn (dob 5-30-95, no known address) was transported to CCH where he was pronounced deceased.

The suspect, Nicholas Galanto (dob 4-24-87, no known address) fled the scene on a bicycle but was apprehended a short time later behind a nearby residence.

Galanto has been charged with murder and is in custody awaiting arraignment later today at the Barnstable District Court.


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