At about 5:11 PM on Sunday, September 20, 2015, officers assigned to District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 72 Trenton Street. On arrival, officer located a male victim suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 15-year-old Irvin Depaz of Chelsea.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.