DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 5 GARLAND STREET IN JAMAICA PLAIN

Tonight at approximately 6:53pm, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to 5 Garland St. in Jamaica Plain for a person stabbed.On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported by ambulance to Brigham and Women’s Hospital with life threatening injuries where he later succumbed to his injuries. Officers arrested the victim’s roommate Kim John Gaines 52, of Jamaica Plain on scene and he will be charged appropriately. The Boston Police Department Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and asks that anyone with information regarding the incident contact them by calling them at (617) 343-4470. Those wishing to remain anonymous may do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS or text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).