PAWTUCKET, RI — At 9:52 p.m. Oct. 31, Warwick Police and US Marshals arrested a Pawtucket man wanted in a Oct. 22 home invasion and stabbing of a Logan Street couple, later identifying the suspect as the ex-boyfriend of the 35-year-old woman.
On Oct. 22, Warwick Police responded to a Logan Street address just after 10 p.m. for a report of a burglary in progress and an assault involving a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers found a couple, a 24-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman, each stabbed multiple times.
The woman had been stabbed multiple times in the neck and back, and the man had been stabbed multiple times in the back. The suspect, identified as Seamus Simcock, 36, with a last known address of 113/1154 Central Ave., Pawtucket, RI, fled after the attack.
The victims said a black male with a hood over his head barged through the second floor bedroom door and assaulted both of them with a knife that was located and collected at the scene. The man stabbing victim chased the Simcock out of the house on foot before losing sight of him.
The victims were transported to RI Hospital for what were later determined to be non-life threatening injuries. WPD night detectives and BCI responded to the scene to process and collect evidence.
Detectives surmised that Seamus Simcock, 36, forced his way into the house and assaulted both victims before fleeing on foot.
WPD detectives solicited the assistance of the United States Marshalls Service, Violent Fugitive Task Force, in locating and apprehending Simcock. Simcock was located in Pawtucket by the task force and taken into custody without incident and transported to WPD Headquarters.
Simcock was transported to Kent County Courthouse Nov. 1, where he was arraigned on the following charges:
- Domestic Burglary (felony)
- Domestic Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (felony)
- Assault with a Dangerous weapon. ( felony)