Two Suspects Arrested in Fatal Stabbing in the area of 246 Dorchester Street, South Boston

At about 4:57 pm on Sunday, November 17, 2013, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed at 246 Dorchester Street.

Upon arrival, the officers observed a male victim outside the location suffering from an apparent stab wound to the torso. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with life threatening injuries, and was later pronounced deceased.

Further investigation led to the arrest of two male suspects; Elias Sanchez, 43, and a 16 year old  juvenile both of South Boston.  Each are charged with murder.

Elias Sanchez is expected to be hospitalized for several days. The juvenile is expected to be arraigned in South Boston District Court. 

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

Community members who wish to assist this 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 your information, not your identity