Man arrested for murder following early-morning stabbing

Nov 8, 2019

The State Police arrested a man Friday after one person was found stabbed on Main Street early Wednesday morning. The victim, 33-year-old Yves Roux Jr. of Wareham, succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning.

David Robbins, 65, of Wareham, is due to be arraigned in Wareham District Court Tuesday on one count of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to a release issued by Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz.

Officers responding to reports of a stabbing at approximately 4:55 a.m. on Wednesday where Roux was bleeding next to a damaged car parked in the area of 184 Main St. Police believe Roux was driving in the direction of Tobey Hospital when his vehicle collided with one of the bump-outs on Main Street. A section of the street was closed for the rest of the morning for investigation and clean-up purposes.

A second scene on Main Street near the CVS plaza was barricaded later in the morning for investigation and crime-scene cleanup.

Roux was taken to Tobey Hospital and later MedFlighted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.