Bristol man arrested, charged with murder

A Bristol man was held on $1 million bond last weekend after he was arrested and charged with the murder of his roommate. Police responded to a reported disturbance at 73 Wolcott St.,Bristol last Saturday night and found Stephen Cassidy, 35 suffering from multiple stab wounds, a press release said. He was transported to Bristol Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Torres had barricaded himself in an attic space in the apartment, and was taken into custody after a short stand off, the press release said.

He was expected to be arraigned on Monday, however results weren’t available at press time.