Accidental Death Suspected in Kowloon – NBC Boston



During a birthday party at the Kowloon restaurant in Saugus, Massachusetts, a 42-year-old man named Patrick Kenney Jr was found dead in the parking lot with a knife wound. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office believes it was an accidental death, as no one else was involved and Kenney had a knife attached to a lanyard around his neck. This incident followed a violent brawl at the restaurant two weeks prior, causing concerns over safety at the North Shore restaurant.

Unfortunate Incident at Kowloon Restaurant Ends with a Tragic Death

A planned birthday celebration at Kowloon restaurant, Saugus, Massachusetts, took a tragic turn as it ended with a 42-year-old Milton man’s death over the weekend.

Victim Patrick Kenney Jr was discovered dead in the restaurant parking lot, with a knife attached to a neck lanyard, according to a source from the investigation.

According to Kenney’s family, he succumbed to a fatal knife wound, which they describe as a freak accident, following a birthday party on Saturday night.

Accidental Death at Kowloon Restaurant: What Happened?

Patrick Kenney, Jr., 42, of Milton, Massachusetts, suffered what appears to be an accidental knife wound in the parking lot of Kowloon Restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, say officials.

The Essex County District Attorney’s Office concur with the family and believe it was an accidental death involving no other parties.

The question puzzling investigators and family members is how this incident occurred and why Kenney was carrying a knife on a lanyard?

Kenney’s family released a statement expressing their grief, “Our family is mourning the loss of Patrick, focused on his wife Lauren and two young children, and trying to make sense of this horrific tragedy. Patrick was a loving father, husband, brother, son, and loyal friend to many.”

Saugus’ Kowloon Restaurant Witnesses Another Unfortunate Incident

Kenney’s death followed a violent brawl at the restaurant, marking two distressing incidents within a fortnight at the iconic North Shore restaurant.

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