Downtown Stabbing Victim Identified

At approximately 4:04pm on Monday June 19, 2006, police responded to Congress & North Streets for a report of a person stabbed. A male victim in his 40's was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with a life threatening stab wound(s) and was later pronounce deceased.The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Roy Elliott of Boston. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death to be a stab wound and ruled the manner of death a homicide. One male suspect was taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 800-494-TIPS.