The Waterbury Police Department is investigating a murder in the east end of the city on Friday morning.
Officers were called to a report of “disturbance involving 2 men covered in blood” at 279 Capital Ave. around 8:20 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers said they found 71-year-old George Marshall “unresponsive with at least one stab wound to the chest.” Police pronounced him dead at the scene.
During their investigation, police learned that Marshall was the owner of the property and he was arguing with 51-year-old Theodore McMahon about evicting him.
"Uncle George was a very awesome guy, he wouldn't hurt a fly," said David Jurewicz, Marshall's nephew.
Jurewicz said that McMahon had been living as a tenant in Marshall's home for about a year.
"The gentleman that was staying with him wasn't staying with him, wasn't paying rent and he told him he wasn't going to pay rent either, so he went through the eviction process and I guess today was the final day to get him out," Jurewicz said.
McMahon was charged with murder of Marshall.
"To have something like this happen to a great guy like that is just a terrible tragedy," Jurewicz said.
Jurewicz said he won't waste his breath talking about McMahon, he pities him.
"I just hope the guy can find peace with himself and hopefully feel bad for what he's done," Jurewicz said.
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