Cheney Street Homicide

Yesterday morning at 7:00am, officers from District 2 responded to a report to check on the well being of an individual inside of 72 Cheney Street in Roxbury. On arrival the officers discovered the body of a white male. After the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed the autopsy, it was learned the victim died as a result of a stab wound. There is no indication that this victim has any ties to, or resides, at this address. The Homicide Unit is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this homicide.Anyone with information about this homicide is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or the Boston Police Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.