One suspect under arrest in Chicopee homicide; victim identified

August 11, 2023 -Chicopee-  The victim in the homicide from Sunday, August 6, 2023 has been identified as Mr. Maurice Crump, 24, of Springfield.

On August 6, 2023 the Chicopee Police Department responded to the 90 block of West Street at 3:00 p.m. for a reported stabbing.

On scene, officers discovered a male victim suffering from an apparent stab wound. Mr. Crump was quickly transported to Baystate Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

Arrested in connection with this homicide on a charge of, misleading a police officer, is Alex Ramos, 21, of Chicopee. He was arraigned on August 9, 2023 in Chicopee District Court. Bail was set at $10,000; the Commonwealth requested $50,000. His next scheduled court date is September 7, 2023.

This investigation is ongoing by detectives from the Chicopee Police Department, Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, and the Hampden District Attorney’s Murder Unit.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni express his sympathies to Mr. Crump’s family.


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