A 55-year-old Dorchester man was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today on charges of allegedly stabbing a man with a steak knife for a comment the man made about his girlfriend.
Thanh Van Truong allegedly killed Tai Yee, 42, who died at about midnight Tuesday at Boston Medical Center.
At Truong's arraignment today, he poked his head from behind a door as his murder charge was read. Truong could briefly be seen wearing a white jumpsuit, with shackles on his wrists and ankles.
Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Hickman outlined the case against Truong, saying police found a conscious Yee on Lyon Street in Dorchester at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Yee told police Truong had stabbed him. When police went to Truong's apartment, his roommate identified him.
Hickman said a fight had broken out over dinner after Yee made a comment about Truong's girlfriend. Truong allegedly then chased Yee outside and stabbed him.
Truong pleaded not guilty in the Dorchester District Court hearing and a probable cause hearing was set for July 8.
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