Weymouth Woman Charged In Connection To Ongoing Attleboro Homicide

The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has announced that a 20-year old Weymouth woman was arrested yesterday in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Friday afternoon fatal stabbing in Attleboro. 


Attleboro Police along with Rhode Island State Police took Kayla Cantu into custody without incident on Sunday. She is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon following the fatal stabbing of 28-year old Kimberly Duphily. 


Cantu has waived rendition in Rhode Island and will be arraigned at some point today in Attleboro District Court. 


SInce the defendant has yet to be arraigned in open court, no further information on the charge against her can be released at this time. The investigation is open and active. 


Attleboro Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls just before 4 p.m on Friday in regards to a situation on Leroy Street. When they first arrived on scene, responders found the victim bleeding profusely. 


28-year old Kimbery Duphily was later identified as an Attleboro resident and rushed to Sturdy Memorial Hospital on Friday. She was pronounced deceased shortly after.