Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Stabbing in Lowell

LOWELL – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent Barry Golner have confirmed that Jacob Dwyer, 26, of Lowell, has been charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury and intimidation of a witness in connection with the fatal stabbing of Christopher Dubey, 36, of Lowell, on Tuesday, November 8, at a residence on Princeton Boulevard.

Dwyer was arraigned yesterday in Lowell District Court and ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing scheduled for November 17, 2022.

On Tuesday afternoon Lowell Police were called to the Princeton Boulevard residence for a report of a person stabbed.  While responding to the residence police were flagged down by a passing vehicle.  The driver of that vehicle reported to police that her passenger, later identified as Christopher Dubey, was suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to Lowell General Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. 

The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim arrived at the Princeton Boulevard residence after being contacted by another individual who indicated assistance was needed at the residence because the defendant was allegedly acting erratically. All parties are known to each other.

This is an open and ongoing investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and Lowell Police.  Additional charges are possible. The prosecutors assigned to this case are Daniel Harren and Terence Kiernan.  The Victim Witness Advocate is Dora Quiroz.