UPDATE: 71 NORWELL STREET DEATH INVESTIGATION- Homicide Victim Identified

At approximately 11:09pm, on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan), responded to a radio call for a body found inside 71 Norwell Street. Upon arrival, officers oberved and located a black male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced.

The victim has been identified as Nathaniel Taylor, 22, of Mattapan.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information regarding this matter is urged to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.

Community members who wish to anonymously assist in this investigation may do so by contacting the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is only interested in your information, not your identity.