UPDATE: Death Investigation in the Area of 508 Park Street ( 451 Washington Street)

Homicide Victim Identified

On March 29, 2010 at approximately 10:50am, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to the area of 508 Park Street for a person shot. On arrival, officers located a male inside a car at 451 Washington Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Charles Contave of Hyde Park.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstance of this incident and urges anyone with information is to contact them by calling (617) 343-4470.

To further the investigation, homicide detectives are specifically looking to have the individual who approached a detail officer on the morning of March 29th in the area of Melville Avenue around 10:45am to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members who wish to assist in this investigation in an anonymous manner are encouraged to do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIPS’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested ONLY in what you know, NOT who you are.