Two individuals have been placed under arrest and are being charged with crimes connected to this afternoon’s homicide in Taunton, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III and Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh announced.
Richard Mulcahy, 37, who has ties to Taunton, Weymouth and Florida, will be charged with murder and armed robbery.
Danielle Delory, 35, of Taunton is being charged with armed robbery this evening.
Both defendants will be arraigned tomorrow morning in Taunton District Court.
The homicide of 50-year-old Taunton resident Robert Hickey remains under investigation at this time by Taunton Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the DA office and Homicide Unit prosecutors.
At around 3:45 pm today Taunton Police responded to the area of 33 White Street for a report of an ongoing altercation. When first responders arrived on scene, they located a male victim who was bleeding from an apparent stab wound. Hickey was rushed to Morton Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 4:20 pm.