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Police: Two men allegedly involved in stabbing that killed 22-year-old with Fall River ties in custody



Police have two men in custody who were reportedly involved in the death of a local man.

According to Newport Police, just after midnight on May 30th, Newport Police responded to an incident in the area of Thames Street and Lee Avenue.

Officers located Maximus Julian suffering from a stab wound to his neck along with another male who suffered a stab wound to his leg.

Both men were ultimately transported to Rhode Island hospital.

Tragically, Maximus Julian succumbed to his injuries and passed away on June 1.

Local man with Westport and Fall River ties stabbed to death

The investigation determined a party had taken place at 548 Thames Street during which a physical fight took place involving Julian and two other men who have been identified as Jamaal Reid and Tyrese Poulsen.

As a result of the investigative efforts by the Newport Police Department, an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant had been obtained for Tyrese Poulsen for Murder and an Affidavit and Arrest Warrant had been obtained for Jamaal Reid for Harboring a Criminal and Disorderly Conduct.

Newport Police reported at approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning that both men were in custody.

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