SHARON, MASS. (WHDH) - A second suspect charged in a vicious altercation involving a machete outside of a hotel in Sharon early Sunday morning faced a judge on Tuesday.
Sean M. Perry, 25, of Hanson, was arraigned in Stoughton District Court on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.
Allison Maitland, 34, of Hanson, appeared in court Monday on charges including two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious injury and one count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Officers responding to a report of multiple stabbings at the Best Western Plus around 1:30 a.m. Sunday found the machete victims, two of whom were suffering from serious injuries, according to the Sharon Police Department.
Some of the victims were soaked in blood when officers arrived at the hotel, including one person whose arm had to be wrapped with a tourniquet, court documents indicated.
“One of the victims was laying on a bench bleeding to death,” prosecutor Katelyn Marden told the court on Monday.
Maitland and Perry were parked in an SUV outside of the hotel making “loud sexual noises,” according to Marden. One of the victims allegedly confronted the couple and said, “get a room,” sparking a fight with Perry.
Police say Maitland then got out of the car with a 12-inch machete and attacked the men, who had just attended a wedding and were staying at the hotel. They were all taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment.
“She began slashing it. She slashed one of the victims in the wrist and another one in the neck,” Marden said. “One of their wives was present and did observe the incident. She did faint due to the trauma she was observing.”
Maitland’s attorney, John Guglielmi, says she suffers from mental health issues and claims she was just trying to protect Perry.
“She’s saying there were multiple males kicking her boyfriend,” he said. “She felt she needed to defend him from being killed.”
Maitland was ordered held without bail pending the outcome of a mental health evaluation.
She is due back in court on Friday.
An investigation is ongoing.
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