Arrest made in East Boston fatal stabbing

The suspect in a stabbing that killed an East Boston man was ordered held without bail at his arraignment on Monday.

Darius Barry, 18, of Dorchester, was arrested and charged with murder for the early morning stabbing on Aug. 17 that killed 23-year-old Gage Smith of East Boston.

Gage Smith

Gage Smith

Shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday, investigators say Barry was inside a car with other people that pulled up outside 217 Paris St. in East Boston, and Barry and the others in the car got in a verbal fight with Smith. Some people in the vehicle got out and got into a street fight with Smith. Barry allegedly stabbed Smith multiple times, then fled the scene.

Emergency responders took Gage to Mass. General Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Gage was married and had a daughter, according to his obituary.

Police arrested Barry on Friday night and he was arraigned Monday. His next court appearance is Sept. 26.

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