Jerry Remy, a former major league player and
Remy's son Jared allegedly stabbed to death Jennifer Martel in the couple's apartment in Waltham, Mass., on Thursday night, only a day after he was released from custody for an assault case involving Martel.
Martel's child was in the apartment when she was killed. The child, who is now in the custody of child welfare, was unhurt.
The elder Remy, who played for the
He took to Twitter to release a statement.
In 2009, Jared Remy and a second member of the Red Sox security staff were implicated in steroid use, which led
Remy and the second man were fired by the Red Sox and MLB did not find evidence of PED use among Red Sox players.