Investigation Update: Suspect Charged in 2013 Double Homicide

Today, Monday September 18, 2017, 25-year-old Tabari Muhammad of Roxbury will be arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court following his indictment for the May 3, 2013 double homicide that occurred at 416 Warren Street, Roxbury.

At about 6:54 PM on May 3, 2013, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) were notified of two people shot in the area of 416 Warren Street, (Walgreens parking lot). Officers located two male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Victims Tremayne Jackson, 22 of Roxbury and Mibsam Wiggins, 23 of Roxbury were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

Over the course of the next several years, Homicide Investigators working closely with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office were able to identify and charge Muhammad with the double murder.  Muhammad was indicted August 8, 2017.

Said Commissioner Evans; “Throughout this process my detectives have been working tirelessly gathering evidence and following up on every lead. This determination and commitment is what led to these charges being brought.  I send my heartfelt sympathies all the families impacted by this terrible crime and hope that this news brings some level of peace to both victims’ families.” 

“Some homicides can be solved in days, and others can take years,” Conley said. “But every single one of them is a priority for Boston police and Suffolk prosecutors.  We will follow every lead and use every tool available to identify, apprehend, and prosecute the perpetrator.”

The Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office continue to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the investigation is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives 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 all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.