Suspect in Willimantic stabbing charged with attempted murder

Angel Mendez Alvarez was charged in a domestic dispute (WFSB/Willimantic police)

Willimantic police said a woman is in critical condition after she was stabbed multiple times during a domestic dispute.

The stabbing happened at a home around 10:50 p.m. on Saturday.

Police said they responded to reports of a possible shooting, however they found the female victim outside in a driveway with multiple stab wounds in the back.

She was taken to the hospital via LIFE STAR and is listed as being in critical condition.

Police arrested Angel Mendez Alvarez and charged him with criminal attempt to commit murder, first-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and violation of a protective order.

He is being held on a $1 million bond.

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