Arrest in brutal murder in Marstons Mills; Harwich fire; two injured in Osterville fire; Fire at Dennis inn

Arrest made in brutal murder of 19-year old in Marstons Mills
See the shocking CBS4 Video of accused, victim and girlfriend here

    Police tape marks the spot where 19 year old Anthony Rano was discovered fatally stabbed. Frank Paparo/NEVN

MARSTONS MILLS - Barnstable Police responding to a report of a man down outside 20 Cammett Way just before 2 AM made a gruesome discovery. A man was found lying in the road with multiple stab wounds outside this home.

He was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital by Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills ambulance where he was pronounced dead. State and local detectives began actively canvasing the area.

This blood stained Volkswagen was reportedly discovered a short distance down the road and police were also checking a neighborhood residence for evidence and clues to the slaying. 

Crime scene technicians are seen in this third photo processing the scene for evidence.

According to media reports 19-year old Alexander Phillips of Marstons Mills was arrested Sunday and charged with the murder of 19-year old Anthony Rano of Yarmouth.

Officials are being tight lipped about the incident but published reports say a love triangle between the two and a woman who was pregnant sparked the argument that started in Yarmouth and came to a tragic conclusion on Cammett Way near Phillip's house.

Phillips seen here at his arraignment in Barnstable District Court pled not guilty to charges of murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and armed assualt with intent to murder charges on Monday and was ordered held without bail.

Posted on 10/01 at 10:30 AM; last updated on 10/03 at 8:00 AM.

Photos courtesy of Frank Paparo/NEVN.
Click here for map of scene courtesy of Google Earth.

Fire guts garage, damages house in Harwich

HARWICH - Fire crews from Brewster, Dennis and Chatham were called to assist Harwich on the scene of a house fire on Rogers Road. Reports are the fire started in a garage just before 6:30 PM. There was some extension to the home. Everyone apparently escaped the house safely but EMTs were called back to the scene during overhaul reportedly for a smoke inhalation victim. Firefighters are seen here hosing down the remains of a car that was in the garage. Investigators are looking at spontaneous combustion of rags as a possible cause. Posted on 10/01 at 6:30 PM; updated on 10/03 at 9:00 PM.
Firefighters douse a car that was on fire in the garage
of a Harwich home                                Jake O'Callaghan

Two treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen fire
OSTERVILLE - Two people are taken to Cape Cod Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after a kitchen fire in their Osterville home. Firefighters were called to 25 Old Salem Way about 6:15 PM. The fire had been knocked down by Barnstable Deputy Police Chief Craig Tamash who lives in the neighborhood when Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills firefighters arrived but crews remained on scene checking to make sure the fire hadn't extended to the second floor. The occupants Joseph & Mary Monteforte were listed in stable condition at CCH. Posted on 10/01 at 6:30 PM; updated on 10/02 at 11:30 PM.

Laundry room burns at Dennis inn
- Fire gutted the laundry room of the Lighthouse Inn in Dennis Sunday afternoon. Firefighters arrived to find the room well involved when they arrived around 3:45 PM. No one was injured and the flames were contained to that building.

Sources tell CWN sponteaneous combustion of rags soaked in oil from cleaning the kitchen that were in a dryer may have sparked the blaze. Posted on 10/02 at 12:00 PM.

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