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1 dead, 4 under arrest after stabbing in Wareham

October 9, 2014

WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — Police have charged four people in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Wareham convenience store.

The victim, 23-year-old Dwayne Borges of Wareham, was stabbed during a fight just before noon Wednesday at the Cumberland Farms store on Main Street.

He was at first taken to a local hospital, and then transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Four Wareham men, all between the ages of 18 and 20, were arrested near the scene and have been charged with assault with intent to commit murder.

Police say they are likely to face more serious charges now that the victim has died.

Police did not disclose a possible motive.

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