Funeral Services Set for Man Fatally Stabbed on Metro

CBS DC

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) – Funeral services have reportedly been set for a Connecticut man fatally stabbed after resisting a robbery attempt on a Metro train in D.C.

Kevin Sutherland, 24, died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system’s nearly 40-year history on July 4.

The Connecticut Post reports a wake for Sutherland will be held Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at a funeral home in Trumbull, Connecticut. Funeral services will take place Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a mass at a church in Monroe, Connecticut.

Sutherland, according to the Connecticut Post, moved to D.C. to pursue his bachelor’s degree in political science and communications at American University. After graduation, Sutherland stayed in Washington and worked for the Lone Star Project. The Connecticut Post reports Sutherland worked as a consultant for New Blue Interactive at the time of his death.

Jasper Spires, 18, of…

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