For Immediate Release - May 09, 2007

Indictment and Arraignment of Alexander Phillips

May 9, 2007 Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that Alexander Phillips (dob: 5/14/87) of 20 Cammett Way, Marstons Mills, was arraigned in the Barnstable Superior Court on charges of First Degree Murder and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon in connection with the stabbing death of Anthony Rano (dob: 3/26/87) on October 1, 2006. Judge Richard Connon ordered that the defendant be held without bail to appear for a pretrial conference on July 23, 2007.

The case remains under investigation by the Barnstable Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney's office.


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