Homicide Victim Identified

At about 8:43pm, on Friday, August 27, 2010, officers from Area D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for an unconscious male inside 270 Huntington Ave. On arrival, officers observed and located a 51 year-old male suffering from what appeared to be a head injury. The victim was transported to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Nouri Ech-Cherqui, 51, of Boston.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wanting to assist the investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800)494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.