2014 Unsolved Homicide Cases

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is interested in any information the community may have relative to the following investigations.


On Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at about 1:39am, Officers responded to the intersection of W. Cottage/ Dudley Streets on a person shot later identified as William Davis who suffered gunshots to the torso and the manner of death to be homicide. 

If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Stratton at (617) 343-9018  and/or click here to submit online tip(s).


On Friday, December 12, 2014 at about 6:20am, Officers responded to the area of 661 Adams Street for a man down and bleeding. On arrival officer observed a Caucasian person laying down in the middle of the roadway identified as Sean Dwyer. The cause of death to be multiple stabbed wounds to torso area and the manner of death to be homicide. 

If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Daley at (617) 343-5830 and/or click here to submit online tip(s). 


On November 5, 2014 at approximately 9:41pm, Officers responded to the area of 274 Main Street, Charlestown for a male victim (later identified as Ryan Morrisey) suffering from an apparent wound.  The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS and pronounced non-viable days later.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Devane at (617) 343-5826 or Detective Kenney at (617) 343- 4492 and/or click here to submit online tip(s). The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Ryan Morrissey.


On November 4, 2014 at approximately 11:03pm, Darison Pujois was shot and killed in an apartment at 226 Margaretta Drive, Hyde Park.  Another victim was located at the scene suffering from a gunshot to his hand and transported to the hospital to be treated.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Ruiz at (617) 343-5850 and/or click here to submit online tip(s). The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Darison Pujois.  


On (Saturday) November 1, 2014 at approximately 5:00am, female victim later identified as Shervonne Tucker was shot and killed in front of 18 Lattimore Ct., Roxbury.   If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Foley at (617) 343-6424 or Detective Creelman at (617) 343-5823 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Shervone Tucker.  


On (Saturday) October 18, 2014 at approximately 4:45am, Officers responded to a call for a fight at 188 Washington Street, Dorchester. Upon arrival Officers observed the victim later identified as Maria Sanchez suffering from stabs wounds. The victim was transported to the hospital and later succumbed to her injuries. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Doherty at (617) 343-6542 or Detective Zingg at (617) 343-5832 and/or click here to submit online tip(s)The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Maria Sanchez.


On (Friday) October 10, 2014 at approximately 8:58pm, Officers responded to a building fire at 104 Winthrop Street, Roxbury. Boston Fire Fighters discovered the body of an unidentifiable male in one of the dwelling apartments. After further investigation the victim later identified as Santo Alcadio Bernabel’s manner of death was determined to be as a result of multiple stab wounds and ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s Office. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Walsh at (617) 343-6812 and/or click here to submit online tip(s)The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Santo Alcadio Bernabel.


Juan Nunez

Juan Nunez

Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Victim: Juan Nunez

Race/ Gender: Male

Age: 22

Location: Area of 239 Parker Hill Ave., Roxbury

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On (Monday) September 29, 2014 at approximately 7:16pm Officers responded to 564 Dudley Street, Roxbury for a person shot.  The victim: Rasheem Roberston was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest and thigh.  He was transported to the hospital and pronounced non-viable by emergency physicians. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Devane at (617) 343-5826 or Detective Kenney at (617) 343- 4492 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Raheem Roberstson.   


Jimmy Velasquez

Jimmy Velasquez

Date of Incident: Sunday, September 14, 2014, at approximately 11:15 p.m. 

Victim: Jimmy Velasquez

Race/ Gender: Male

Age: 49

Location: Area of 14 Glenarm St., Dorchester

Contact: Sergeant Detective Sullivan at (617) 343-5839 or Detective Cummings at (617) 343-6019

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Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez

Date of Incident: Saturday, September 6, 2014, at about 12:27 a.m

Victim: Adrian Gonzalez

Race/gender: Male

Age: 17

Location of Incident:  The area of 17 Wardman Road in Roxbury

Contact: Sergeant Detective Devane at (617) 343-5826 or Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343- 5827 and/or click here to submit online tip(s). 

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On August 31, 2014 at approximately 9:00pm, Officers responded to calls for shots fired in the area of 52 Claybourne Street, Dorchester.  Upon arrival they located victim Shongi Fernandes suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and pronounced non-viable. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact (617) 343-4470 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Shongi Fernandes.   


On August 11, 2014 at approximately 9:32pm Antoine Dingle-Knight was shot and killed while standing in front of 93 Devon Street, Roxbury.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact (617) 343-4470 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Antoine Dingle-Knight.


On (Friday) August 1, 2014 at 6:45am Officers and EMS responded to a call for a unknown male (later identified as Dwight Price) passed out and bleeding inside of the playground at the Joe Moakley Park, 1005 Columbia Road in South Boston.  The victim was pronounced non-viable at the scene.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Stratton at (617) 343-9018 or Detective Mills at (617) 9014 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Dwight Price.   


On (Saturday) July 19, 2014 at approximately 2:44am Niko Nunez was shot and killed in front of 68 Aquadilla Street, South End. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Sullivan at (617) 5839 or Detective Cummings at (617) 343-6019 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Niko Nunez.


On June 30, 2014 at approximately 2:07am Officers responded for a person shot at 73 Edgewater Street in Hyde Park.  The victim: Corey Ragland was transported to the hospital for multiple gunshot wounds and succumbed to his injuries.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact please contact Sergeant Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343-4249 or Detective Cecil at (617) 343-5840 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Corey Ragland.   


On (Sunday) June 29, 2014 at approximately 1:53pm Officers responded to a call for a well-being check at 232 Brandywyne Drive in East Boston.  Upon entry to the apartment, Officers located the victim: Walter Cook on the floor unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Foley at (617) 343-6424 or Detective Creelman at (617) 343-5823 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Walter Cook.  


On June 22, 2014 at approximately 1:47am Officers responded to a call for a person shot at School Street/Arcadia Street in Jamaica Plain.  Upon arrival Officers observed a motor vehicle running in the rear of 6-8 Ernst Street with two victims inside the car suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Victim #1: Michael Lanier was taken to the hospital for life threatening injuries and pronounced non-viable by emergency physicians.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Daley at (617) 343-5830 or Detective O’Sullivan at (617) 343-9013 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Michael Lanier.   

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On June 6, 2014 at approximately 8:43pm, Officers responded to the area of Dorchester Avenue/Taft Street for reports of shots fired and a person on the ground as a result of a motorcycle accident.  Officers observed the victim identified as Michael Depina suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.  The victim was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased by emergency physicians.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Walsh at (617) 343-6812 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Michael Depina


On (Sunday) May 18, 2014 at about 4:27am Officers responded to calls for shots fired in the area of Tremont Street/Camden Street, South End.  Upon arrival Officer observed a male victim (later identified as Dominique Boveill) in the middle of Tremont Street with gunshot wounds to his legs.  The victim was transported to the hospital and pronounced non-viable.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343-4249 or Detective Cecil at (617) 343-5840 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Dominique Boveill.


Gillis Roberto Semedo

Gillis Roberto Semedo

Date of Incident: Thursday evening, May 8, 2014 at 10:59 p.m.

Victim: Gillis Roberto Semedo

Race/gender: Male

Age: 27

Location of Incident: Near 15 Cawfield Street in Dorchester

Contact: Sergeant Detective Devane (617) 343-5826 or Detective Donlon at (617) 343-5820 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  

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On May 2, 2014 at approximately 3:14pm, Officers responded to calls for a person shot at 9 Gladeside Avenue in Mattapan.  Upon arrival they observed the victim, later identified as Daniel Skeens on the sidewalk suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to the hospital and pronounced non-viable.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Doherty at (617) 343-6542 or Detective Zingg at (617) 343-5832 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Daniel Skeens.  


James Mason

James Mason

Date of Incident: Monday, April 14, 2014

Victim: James Mason

Race/gender: Black Male

Age: October 9, 1967 – April 14, 2014

Location of Incident:  The area of Dabney and Regent Streets, Roxbury

Contact: Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Ruiz at (617) 343-5850

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On Saturday, April 12, 2014 at approximately at approximately 6:50am Oscar Mauricio Chavez was stabbed and killed in the rear of 282 Border Street, East Boston.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343-4249 or Detective Cecil at (617) 343-5840 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Oscar Mauricio Chavez.


On April 9, 2014 at approximately 7:54pm, victim Joel Leon was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in the area of W. 5th Street/Dorchester Street in South Boston.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Devane (617) 343-5826 or Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343-5827 and/or click here to sumbit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Joel Leon.


On (Saturday) March 1, 2014 August Mims was stabbed at 774 Washington Street, Dorchester and transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his fatal injuries.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective McLaughlin at (617) 343-4249 or Detective Sheehan at (617) 343-9015 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of August Mims.


On February 21, 2014 at approximately 12:44am, Officers responded to a call for a person shot at 196 Itasca Street, Mattapan.  Upon arrival the Officers observed an unknown black male on the street with an apparent gunshot wound to his forehead.  The victim later identified as Kenneth Rowell was pronounced non-viable at the scene by emergency personnel.  If you have any information that can lead help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Foley at (617) 343-6424 or Detective Bliss at (617) 343-5815 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with any leads in bringing justice to the family of Kenneth Rowell.  


Kenneth Rowell Jr

Kenneth Rowell Jr

Date of Incident: Thursday evening, February 20, 2014, at 11:33 p.m.

Victim: Kenneth Rowell, Jr

Race/ Gender: Black Male

Age: 25

Location of Incident:  Near 196 Itasca Street in Mattapan

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On (Monday) January 27, 2014 at approximately 2:43am, Officers responded to the area of 92 Rosedwood Street in West Roxbury for multiple 911 calls regarding shots fired.  Upon arrival Officers observed two shooting victims on Rosewood Street.  Victim #1: Clarence MeGreogr was transported to the hospital and pronounced non-viable.  Victim: #2 Teasia Montgomery was transported for treatment of apparent gunshot wounds where she later succumbed to her injuries. If you have any information that can help us solve these murders, please contact Sergeant Detective Doherty at (617) 343-6542 or Detective Zingg at (617) 343-5832 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the families of Clarence McGregor and Teasia Montgomery. 

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On January 26, 2014 at approximately 9:53pm while on patrol, officers observed a person laying face down, bleeding from the mouth area from an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of 1866 Dorchester Avenue.  The victim later identified as Juilien Printemps was transported to the hospital and pronounced non-viable by emergency personnel.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Ruiz at (617) 343-5850 and/or click here to submit online tip(s). The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Julien Printemps.


On January 24, 2014 at 6:23pm, Officers responded to a “shot spotter” activation call at 92 Callender Street in Dorchester.  Officers searched the area and with the assistance of witnesses located a man later identified as Trevian Keene in the side yard of the above location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to his torso and non-viable.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Sullivan at (617) 343-5839 or Detective MacIssaac at (617) 343-6426 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to Trevian Keene’s family.  


On January 18, 2014 at approximately 8:13pm, Luis Arroyo was found on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to his chest in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Evelyn Street, Mattapan.  If you have any information that can help solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Foley at (617) 343-6424 or Detective Lagoa at (617) 343-5064 and/or click her for the online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Luis Arroyo.   


On January 14, 2014 at 5:58pm Officers responded to a person shot at 996 Tremont Street, South End.   Upon arrival the victim, (later identified as Ricky McKinney) had been transported to the hospital and pronounced dead by emergency physicians.  If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Ruiz at (617) 343-5850 and/or click here to submit online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to the family of Ricky McKinney.   


On January 9, 2014 at approximately 11:10 pm Brandon John was found at 136 Rowe Street in West Roxbury suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and declared deceased at the scene. If you have any information that can help us solve this murder, please contact Sergeant Detective Wyse at (617) 343-5688 or Detective Ruiz at (617) 343-5850 and/or click here to submit on online tip(s).  The Boston Police Department seeks the community’s assistance with leads in bringing justice to Brandon Johnson’s family.