Parents stabbed in Fairhaven incident

Fairhaven police are investigating a domestic violence case that left the parents of a 27-year-old man hospitalized Monday, suffering from stab wounds, officials said.

Police said in a statement that they responded around 9:15 a.m. to Washington Street, where they found a woman bleeding from stab wounds to her neck.

Police said they realized that she had been stabbed at her residence nearby.


The town’s public safety headquarters is about a block from the scene.

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Officers found the woman’s husband bleeding from knife wounds, police said.

Inside the home, police found the couple’s son, Peter Bergeron, who was arrested without incident.

After the victims were medically stabilized by Fairhaven firefighters, police said, the couple His parents were rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford for treatment.

“My understanding is that they were being released [from the hospital] earlier this evening,” said Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for the Bristol district attorney’s office, on Monday night.


A not guilty plea was entered for Bergeron during his arraignment in New Bedford District Court on charges including armed assault with intent to murder. He was ordered held without bail, pending the resumption of the hearing on Tuesday.

Travis Andersen of the Globe Staff contributed to this report. John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@
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