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Jerry Remy’s son arrested in connection with murder of girlfriend

08.16.13 at 9:14 am ET

According to multiple reports, Jerry Remy’s son has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing of his girlfriend at his residence in Waltham. The stabbing took place on Thursday night in the Windsor Village apartment complex in Waltham, where the couple lived with Martel’s daughter.

The victim was Jennifer Martel. Remy will be arraigned Thursday for multiple charges, including murder. Remy had previously been arrested for a domestic incident earlier in the week and released on Wednesday.

Jerry Remy played for the Red Sox from 1978-84 and has been the team’s color commentator on NESN since 1988.

Update: Jerry Remy’s Twitter account tweeted the following at 11:22 a.m.


NESN released the following statement Friday afternoon:

“This morning, we learned of a terrible tragedy. All of us at NESN and the Red Sox, along with Jerry Remy, are filled with grief for everyone involved, and we extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Jennifer Martel.”