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Trial Starts in Superstorm Sandy Stabbing Death of South Kingstown Man

Mandell Tripp was accused of killing Kevin Brown to death.

Kevin Brown, who was killed after he was stabbed on Oct. 29, 2012. Credit: Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
Kevin Brown, who was killed after he was stabbed on Oct. 29, 2012. Credit: Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
A trial started Monday in the case of a South Kingstown man who was stabbed to death during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Authorities said Kevin Brown, 37, was killed Oct. 29, 2012 in Westerly.

Mandell Tripp, of Westerly, was accused of stabbing Brown to death, ABC6.com reported. Tripp told authorities Brown broke into his girlfriend's home and the pair got into a fight.

Tripp's trial was scheduled to begin Monday in Washington County Superior Court, WPRI.com reported.

Alicarn July 15, 2014 at 12:21 PM
accused of killing Kevin Brown to death? Who edits this stuff?
Craig Civic July 15, 2014 at 02:40 PM
My thoughts exactly the MOMENT I started reading this. Really hard to believe. "Mandell Tripp was accused of killing Kevin Brown to death. Posted by Jason Claffey (Editor) , July 14, 2014 at 01:02 PM "

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