STUDENT IN COURT
MILFORD >> The case against Ketryk K. Wilder, 20, accused of stabbing his University of New Haven
roommate, has been continued a month.Wilder, of New York, appeared briefly Wednesday afternoon
before Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti with his attorney, Donald J. Cretella Jr. of Zingaro & Cretella in Bridgeport.A no-contact order was continued by Iannotti. The case
is being prosecuted by State’s Attorney Kevin D. Lawlor.
Wilder has not
entered a plea and is free on $50,000 bail for a court appearance Feb. 18 on charges of first-degree assault and tampering
Police responded about 2 a.m. Nov. 23 to Soundview Hall at UNH
to find the roommate with a blood-soaked towel around his chest, the search warrant affidavit says.
The two had been drinking, began to argue and then fought in Wilder’s bedroom, the affidavit says. The roommate was sent to the Intensive Care Unit of a local hospital, the affidavit says.
He suffered a stab wound in the chest, which punctured his right lung; a slash on his right side;
and a cut on his thigh.
Wilder was found with blood on his arms and was held
in the lobby, the affidavit says. A third roommate was found in the stairwell.
seized three knives, two of which had 3-inch blades, the affidavit says.