Authorities investigating deadly stabbing near UMass-Lowell campus

LOWELL, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating the deadly stabbing of an 18-year-old man near the University of Massachusetts – Lowell campus Monday night.

Paramedics responding to the area of Lawrence Drive around 7 p.m. transported the male victim to Lowell General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan said in a statement.

The victim was not a UMass-Lowell student, Ryan added.

Lowell police are assisting the DA’s office with the investigation.

In a statement, the university said, “The university issued a safety alert to members of the campus community. University police maintain a constant presence on all UMass Lowell campuses and work closely with Lowell Police to respond to any incident that occurs in the city near our property.”

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