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A person was stabbed to death late Thursday night in Hartford

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -- Hartford police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death and a female was injured late Thursday night.

Police said the double stabbing happened on Sherman Street, just a few blocks from the UConn Law campus.

Hartford police identified the man who died as 38-year-old Dyshawn Copeland.

The female suffered an injury to her hand but is expected to survive.

Police later identified the suspect as Troy Hayes, which is the female victim's ex-boyfriend. 

Hayes was located on Trumbull Street and charged with murder and second-degree assault. 

He is being held on a $1 million bond. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hartford Police Tip line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

Stay with Ch. 3 as more information becomes available.

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Troy! Keepin it real, just got you a life in a cage. True dat!

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