Arrest made in Nashua, New Hampshire stabbing, officials say

A Nashua man has been arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of another man. The attorney general’s office said Joshua Shea, 31, is charged with second-degree murder. He is accused of repeatedly stabbing Evangelos Ioannou, 32, with a knife. Attorney General Ben Agati.Shea is expected to be arrested on Wednesday. The cops were running up and down the stairwell,” neighbor Amanda Soucy said. “There was a whole bunch of cops in the parking lot.” Investigators said Ioannou was found in a third-floor hallway. He was taken to a hospital in Nashua, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy confirmed that he died of multiple stab wounds and incised wounds. Stephanie Fielding said she was Ioannou’s sister. She has says he struggled with addiction but will be sorely missed. ‘He had the biggest heart in the world and he loved everyone,’ she said. ‘He would give you the shirt from his back s ‘he could.’ Fielding said she went to the building on Tuesday morning to seek answers about what happened to her brother. ‘Hearing this news doesn’t sit well with me,’ she said. said. . “It’s not fair. My brother should never have walked out like this.” The death marks the 11th homicide in New Hampshire so far this year. The attorney general’s office said it was not a spike; the state records in average 19 homicides each year News 9 Investigates learned that Shea has a criminal history that includes drug charges Agati said Shea and Ioannou were together on Sunday Anyone who saw them is encouraged to contact the Nashua Police Department at 603-594-3500 or the Nashua Police Crime Line at 603-589-1665.

A Nashua man has been arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of another man.

The attorney general’s office said Joshua Shea, 31, is charged with second-degree murder. He is accused of repeatedly stabbing Evangelos Ioannou, 32, with a knife.

“I can tell you that the two men were associated with each other, and it was our understanding at the time that Mr. Ioannou was residing in this apartment,” Deputy Attorney General Ben Agati said.

Shea is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday.

Nashua police and crime scene tape cordoned off an apartment building on Marshall Street where police were called around 1:30 a.m. to a report that a person had been stabbed multiple times.

“The cops were going up and down the stairwell,” neighbor Amanda Soucy said. “There was a whole bunch of cops in the parking lot.”

Investigators said Ioannou was found in a third floor hallway. He was taken to a hospital in Nashua, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy confirmed that he died of multiple stab wounds and incised wounds.

Stephanie Fielding said she was Ioannou’s sister. She said he was battling addiction but will miss him dearly.

“He had the biggest heart in the world and he loved everyone,” she said. “He would give you the shirt on his back if he could.”

Fielding said she went to the building on Tuesday morning to seek answers about what happened to her brother.

“Hearing this news does not sit well with me,” she said. “It’s not fair. My brother should never have gone out like this.”

The death marks the 11th homicide in New Hampshire so far this year. The attorney general’s office said it was not a spike; the state records an average of 19 homicides each year.

News 9 Investigates has learned that Shea has a criminal history that includes drug charges.

Agati said Shea and Ioannou were together on Sunday. Anyone who has seen them is encouraged to contact the Nashua Police Department at 603-594-3500 or the Nashua Police Crime Line at 603-589-1665.

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