Massachusetts

Suspect accused in stabbing at Braintree movie theatre remains at psychiatric hospital

Jared Ravizza has been undergoing mental evaluations, and has also been investigated in connection with a deadly stabbing in Deep River, Connecticut

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A suspect accused in a series of stabbings on the South Shore, including attacking four young girls at a Braintree movie theatre, and a murder in Connecticut, appeared in court Monday.

Massachusetts resident Jared Ravizza allegedly stabbed four girls at a Braintree movie theater and two workers at a Plymouth McDonald's in May. Investigators believe the attacks were random.

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Police chased Ravizza down to Sandwich, where they were arrested after crashing a car.

Ravizza, who's from the Martha's Vineyard town of Chilmark, has been undergoing mental evaluations. In Plymouth District Court on Monday it was determined they would be returned to Bridgewater State Hospital to finish out a criminal responsibility evaluation.

Ravizza also has a warrant out charging them with one count of murder, two counts of animal cruelty and one count of criminal mischief tied to a deadly stabbing in Deep River, Connecticut, court officials noted.

The next court date was set for July 17.

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