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Weymouth woman charged with murder for stabbing 19-year-old man

A woman accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old man in Weymouth Thursday night was arrested on a charge of murder Friday, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey’s office.

Kelsey Debello, 26, of Weymouth, allegedly stabbed Ryan M. Martin during a gathering in a wooded area near 83 Colonels Drive Thursday night, officials said. Martin was taken to South Shore Hospital, but died from his injuries.

Martin was also a town resident, officials said. Debello and Martin were known to each other, but authorities did not disclose information about the nature of the connection between them.

Police found Debello at an acquaintance’s home in Hanover around noon Friday, officials said. She was arrested without incident.


“Weymouth and State Police detectives attached to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office developed information very quickly and were able to begin the process of determining Ms. Debello’s whereabouts,” Morrissey said in a statement.

Debello is expected to be arraigned Monday though COVID-19 court procedures, said David Traub, a spokesman for the Norfolk District Attorney’s office. Her case will be handled by the Quincy District Court.

“We are currently making arrangements to have her arraigned. I would like to thank our police partners for the swift, professional investigation that brought us here so quickly," Morrissey said. "Now begins the court process.”

Caroline Enos can be reached at caroline.enos@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @CarolineEnos.