Update: Arrest Made in Connection to Death Investigation in the Area of 23 Alpine Street in Roxbury


At about 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, Maria Buie, 26, of Roxbury, presented herself at the District B-2 (Roxbury) police station while in the company of her attorney. She was placed in custody on charges of Assault and Battery on a Child and will be arraigned later today at Roxbury District Court. 

At about 9:40 PM on Sunday, January 31, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a trauma incident in the area of 23 Alpine Street, Roxbury.  

Upon arrival, officers observed an unresponsive 3-year-old male victim, later identified as Kenai Whyte, inside the residence. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to Boston Medical Center. On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the victim was pronounced deceased. The cause and manner of death have yet to be determined. This investigation remains active and ongoing.