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No. 2 Story of the Year: Bedford Brothers Stabbing Case

A look back at what made news in Acton in 2012.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Top 5 Acton stories of the year were recommended by former editor Patrick Clark.)

Three men were indicted by a grand jury in the alleged stabbing and assault of another man at the Acton Bowladrome May 9. Acton police announced the following charges:

  • Ryan Bedford, 23, of Acton; armed assault with intent to murder (by means of a knife;) assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury and two counts of assault and battery including one stemming from an alleged earlier attack on the victim on April 14.
  • Matthew Bedford, 21, of Acton, armed assault with intent to murder (by means of a knife;) assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury; assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon (a vehicle.)
  •  Hakeem Renelique, 23, of Boston, armed assault with intent to murder (by means of a knife;) assault and battery with a dangerous weapon with serious bodily injury and assault and battery.

Frank Dalli, also of Acton, was allegedly stabbed and assaulted by the three men.

Matthew and Ryan Bedford turned themselves in May 10. Renelique turned himself in on May 18.

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John December 21, 2012 at 01:23 AM
how do you not include hakeem? why is bedford the headline?? extreamily biased website
John December 21, 2012 at 01:24 AM
bedford brothers? there innocent everyone in town knows it..get out of here with this BS

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