Victim Identified in Hit and Run Incident

On February 18, 2007 at 7:30pm, a Boston Police officer responded to the rear 170 Morton Street for a report of an unconscious male lying on the ground. Upon arrival, the officer was informed that EMS had arrived and rushed the victim to Brigham & Woman’s Hospital.The officer proceeded to the hospital where a doctor informed him that the victim was deceased after suffering injuries consistent with those sustained when struck by a motor vehicle. Boston Police believe that this individual was the victim of a hit and run incident. The deceased victim has been identified as 50 year-old Paul Kelley. Boston Police are asking anyone who may have been in that area or may have seen something suspicious to please come forward and contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Individuals can also contact our toll free hotline at CrimeStoppers 1-800-494-TIPS. Boston Police will protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.