MORE THAN 20 YEARS LATER, MAN CHARGED IN DORCHESTER SLAYING

More than 20 years after Richard Gleason was stabbed to death in Dorchester, today Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis and Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley announce the indictment and arrest of the man responsible for the murder. On March 28, 2011, the Suffolk County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging EUGENE SUTTON with first-degree murder for Gleason’s May 16, 1989, slaying inside a School Street apartment then frequented by crack cocaine users. Sutton will be arraigned at 2:30pm this afternoon (May 19, 2011) in the Magistrate’s Session of Suffolk Superior Court.

Police Commissioner Edward Davis stated, “Two decades have passed and the years have not lessened the grief of Richie’s family or the perseverance of homicide detectives and prosecutors. I hope that this development made possible by the relentless efforts of the Cold Case Squad, the determination of Suffolk County prosecutors and the cooperation of witnesses provides the Gleason family with some sense of closure and peace.”

“It might be days, weeks, years, or decades, but Boston Police and Suffolk prosecutors won't quit while there's a chance of finding justice,” District Attorney Dan Conley said. “These developments are a reminder that accountability is waiting for every person who uses violence on our streets.”

Gleason, a 38-year-old man who worked as a laborer and also delivered food for a Quincy shelter, was stabbed multiple times inside the kitchen area of an apartment at 49 School Street. Investigators say Sutton was a person of interest at the time but the state of the evidence was insufficient to charge him until recently.

In 2009, members of the Boston Police Department’s Cold Case Squad began a re-examination of Gleason’s death that included making contact with witnesses in the decades-old case. Those efforts led to a grand jury investigation this year that resulted in his indictment. Sutton is currently serving a state prison sentence for unrelated drug charges.

Update: Death Investigation in the Area of 17 Stafford Street

Police Locate Suspect Wanted in Connection with Murder At approximately 7:59pm, on Sunday, May 2, 2010, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in area of 17 Stafford Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers observed an individual, a 27 year-old black male, suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, later identified as Paul Fagan, 27, of Boston, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to injuries.

As a result of an on-going investigation, Homicide detectives were able to identify and name the individuals wanted in connection with the shooting death of Paul Fagan. As such, detectives sought and secured arrest warrants in the name of Yonas Tewolde, 29, of Boston and Karl Prescott, 28, of Everett charging both with Murder. 

Recently, authorities were able to locate one of the suspects wanted in connection with the murder of Paul Fagan in the state of Virginia. 

With help and assistance from law enforcement partners in Virginia, as well as, members of the United States Marshal Service and the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit, members of the Boston Police Homicide Unit apprehended Karl Prescott, 28, of Everett. Prescott will be arraigned and charged with Murder tomorrow (Thursday, May 19, 2011) in Roxbury District Court.

Death Investigation at 794 Massachusetts Avenue: Homicide Victim Identified

On May 15, 2011, around 8:24am, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to 794 Massachusetts Ave. for a person stabbed. On arrival, officers located, a white male in his late twenties suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center suffering life threatening injuries where he was rushed into surgery. The victim however did not recover from his injuries and was subsequently pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Andrew Wyman, 29, of Boston.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.

 

 

Cooperative Effort Leads to Arrest of Savin Hill Homicide Suspect

The Boston Police Department in conjunction with Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office and the MBTA Transit Police arrested 19 year old Nhu Nguyen of Dorchester in connection with the recent fatal shooting of Derek Matulina, 19, of Dorchester. On Saturday, May 7, 2011, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) and MBTA Transit officers responded to 121 Savin Hill Ave. /Savin Hill MBTA Train Station for a person shot. On arrival, officers located Mr. Matulina suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center suffering from life threatening injuries where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley stated, "This was a shocking act of violence that will not go unanswered.  I hope Mr. Matulina's family can find some reassurance in the fact that police and prosecutors worked night and day to reach this point."

“The response and subsequent arrest in this senseless killing continues demonstrate  the collaboration and effective partnership between the Transit Police, the Boston Police and the District Attorney’s office.   All of these agencies work together day in and day out to ensure the safety of the citizens of Boston and riders of the MBTA”.  Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan stated.  

Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis commented, “I commend the methodical and cooperative work of the Homicide detectives, Suffolk prosecutors, MBTA Transit Police and the Fugitive and Apprehension Unit for tracking this violent suspect down and holding him accountable for this incident. I hope this arrest provides some level of comfort to the family and friends of Mr. Matulina.”

Immediately following the incident, Boston Police Homicide Unit investigators and MBTA Transit detectives assisted by Suffolk County prosecutors embarked on an intensive investigation that lead to the identification of the suspect. As a result of information gathered, detectives applied for and were granted an arrest warrant for Nhu Nguyen.

Last night, the Boston Police Fugitive and Apprehension Unit tracked Nhu Nguyen to Portland, Maine, where he was placed under arrest.

Nguyen is expected to be arraigned in Maine this afternoon at Cumberland County Courthouse as a fugitive from justice. His arraignment in Boston has not yet been scheduled.

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION AT SAVIN HILL MBTA STATION-Homicide Victim Identified

On Saturday May 7, 2011, at 2:54 pm, Boston Police officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) and MBTA Transit Police received a radio call for a person shot at 121 Savin Hill Ave (Savin Hill MBTA station). On arrival, officers located a white male suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. The victim was rushed to Boston Medical Center was soon pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. The victim has since been identified as 19 year old Derek Matulina of Dorchester. Boston Police Homicide detectives, in conjunction with the MBTA Transit Police, are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.

Mr. Matulina is the ninth homicide victim of 2011.

UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION AT THE CORNER OF WARE STREET AND TRULL STREET

VICTIM IDENTIFIED On Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 1:08am, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for shots fired near Ware Street in Dorchester. Officers proceeded to the area of Ware Street and Trull Street where they were flagged down by several individuals in front of 22 Trull Street.  Once there, officers observed a black non-Hispanic male, approximately 23 years-old, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Edmund Andrade, 23, of Boston.

Boston Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.

DEATH INVESTIGATION AT THE CORNER OF WARE STREET AND TRULL STREET

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 1:08am, Officers from District C-11 responded to a radio call for a Shotspotter activation near Ware Street in Dorchester. Officers proceeded to the area near Ware Street and Trull Street where they were flagged down by several individuals in front of 22 Trull St. Officers observed a Black non-Hispanic male victim, approximately 23 years old, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was rushed to Boston Medical Center. The victim has been pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.

Boston Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.

 

 

 

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 610 COLUMBUS AVE

At about 10:45am, on Sunday, April 17, 2011, officers from Area D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a person falling off a roof in the area of 610 Columbus Ave. On arrival, officers located the victim (a 21 year-old male) who had fallen from the roof. The victim was pronounced on the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates that the fall was accidental.

UPDATE: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE AREA OF SCHOOL & WASHINGTON STREETS IN DORCHESTER

VICTIM IDENTIFIED At about 2:27am, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for motor vehicle accident in the area of Washington Street and School Street. On arrival, officers observed a motor vehicle with heavy damage and two female occupants still inside the car. Officers further observed personnel from both EMS and the Boston Fire Department working to remove both occupants. Once removed, both occupants were transported to the Boston Medical Center. The operator of the car, a 39 year-old mother of three, suffering from life threatening injuries, was later pronounced at the hospital. That individual has since been identified as Sheila Fuentes, 39, of Dorchester.

The passenger in the car stated that a motor vehicle, attempting to pass them, struck their vehicle and caused the accident. 

Boston Police Detectives are looking for a compact to mid-sized black motor vehicle that was seen in the area of the accident. Please call (617 )343-4335 if you have any information as to the whereabouts of this motor vehicle or any more information about the accident.    

Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).  The Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 37 ELLINGTON STREET

At about 7:42pm, on Saturday, March 26, 2011, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 37 Ellington Street. On arrival, officers located a 24 year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced. The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.

Fox 25's Bob Ward Features the Unsolved Homicide of Demetrius Blocker

Fox 25's Bob Ward featured the unsolved homicide of Demetrius Blocker. Demetris was killed on December 16, 2010 on Horadan Way in Roxbury. Detectives continue to actively pursue the facts and circumstances of this case. Investigators encourage anyone with information to contact 617-343-4470. Please watch the video below and contact authorities if you know anything about this incident.

New England's Unsolved: Demetrius Blocker: MyFoxBOSTON.com

Citywide Crime Stats for Jan. 1-March 20: Total Part 1 down 22%, Violent Crime down 23%, Property Crime down 21%

For more crime stats, visit BPDNews.com and go to CRIME STATS.  You can help make your neighborhood safer. If you know anything about a crime that has happened, or a crime that could happen, call CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in your information, not your identity. Your tip is 100% anonymous.

UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 19 GROOM STREET - Homicide Victim Identified

On Monday, March 14, 2011 around 10:47pm, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to 19 Groom Street in Dorchester for a person shot. On arrival, officers located an 18-year old male suffering from several gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center by EMS with life threatening injuries where he was later pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Jorge Louis Tavares, 18, of Dorchester.

Boston Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.

Joint BPD/SCDAO Release: EASTIE MAN TO FACE CHARGES IN '09 STABBING DEATH

EASTIE MAN TO FACE CHARGES IN ’09 STABBING DEATH


BOSTON, March 14, 2011A former East Boston resident was returned to Boston this weekend following his arrest in Virginia for the stabbing death of 33-year-old Jose Ramirez in the East Boston apartment they once shared, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis and Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said today.

JORGE MERINO (D.O.B. 11/8/80) was just days away from deportation when Boston Police homicide detectives located him and charged him with murder for allegedly slashing Ramirez’ throat inside their Marion Street apartment on the morning of July 26, 2009, leading to Ramirez’ death three days later. Merino is expected to be arraigned on that charge today in East Boston District Court.

Merino had been sought for questioning in the days following the incident, but he was not located until December 2010, when Boston Police learned he had been arrested in Virginia and was about to be deported to El Salvador.

The investigation by Boston Police and Suffolk prosecutors continued to gather speed late last year and investigators obtained a warrant for his arrest on Dec. 7. Boston Police travelled to Virginia late last week and took him into custody. He was rendited to Massachusetts on Saturday.

Merino is the third man to be arrested in 2011 for a Boston homicide committed in a prior year. LAVONRENCE PERKINS (D.O.B. 3/26/90) was arrested Jan. 18 for the May 7, 2010, shooting death of Cordell McAfee, and KIM GROSS, Jr. (D.O.B. 12/7/92), was arrested Feb. 11 for the Nov. 2, 2010, stabbing death of 21-year-old Richard Allen.


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DEATH INVESTIGATION ON TREMONT STREET

On March 2, 2011 at 2:06am, officers responded to 275 Tremont Street for a report of shots fired. It was determined on arrival that victims were no longer on scene. Officers immediately began establishing the crime scene.

Officers were soon made aware that two victims self-applied to Boston Medical Center. A 29 year male victim received life-threatening gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased. A second male, 24 years old, was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

A preliminary investigation indicated that a fight between several males transpired in the area outside of 285 Tremont Street resulting in shots fired. Additional shots were fired inside of the parking garage at 274 Tremont Street. Ballistics evidence was recovered from both areas.

As a result of ongoing investigative efforts, detectives arrested Andrew Flonory, 26, of Brockton and Joshua Hollis, 22, of Cambridge charging both with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

Boston Police Homicide detectives continue to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.

 

 

BPDNews Features the Unsolved 1980 Homicide of Cheryl Upshaw

The Boston Police Cold Case Unit is actively investigating the 1980 homicide of 29 year old Cheryl Upshaw.  Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information about this case to please come forward.

It was April 15, 1980. Officers responded to a radio call for a person deceased at 35 Northampton Street in Roxbury. It was there, inside her own apartment, that officers located the body of Cheryl Upshaw.

Homicide detectives immediately began investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding Cheryl’s tragic death. Over the course of many years, investigators tracked every lead but were unable to locate the perpetrator responsible for her murder.

Originally from Tampa, Florida, Cheryl had only recently moved to Roxbury and was excited about her new apartment on Northampton Street. She had even hosted a housewarming party only days prior to her death. Family and friends fondly remember Cheryl as vibrant, outgoing, well-liked and pleasant. She loved music, specifically jazz, and was an enthusiast of African art. According to her family, Cheryl was enjoying her new life in Boston.

At the time of her death, Cheryl was working as a computer programmer for New England Telephone. She had not shown up for work for two days, which was uncharacteristic for someone as Cheryl. Upon learning of her work absence, Cheryl’s family and friends grew concerned and headed to Cheryl’s apartment where they made a heart-breaking discovery.

In a statement from Superintendent Bruce Holloway, “Although the years have passed, time has not lessened the grief for Cheryl’s family nor the desire of Boston Police detectives to find the culprit who did this. Investigators are still hopeful that a courageous individual will come forward, even with an anonymous tip. Detectives welcome any and all information and will aggressively track all new leads.”

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to aid this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME. It’s important to note, the Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.

Community Members interested in learning more about other Unsolved Homicide, please visit BPDNews, go to ‘Homicide Unit’ and click on Case Details.



WANTED: HOMICIDE DETECTIVES SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY SUSPECT IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO (SEE VIDEO ATTACHED)

Homicide detectives are seeking public assistance to identify a suspect believed to be connected to the December shooting death of 21-year-old Demetrius Blocker. Investigators are releasing surveillance video which captures the suspect immediately following the incident.

On December 16, 2010 at approximately 4:30pm, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to the area of 48 Horadan Way for as person shot.

On arrival, officers located the victim, Demetrius Blocker, suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s). Mr. Blocker was rushed to Brigham and Women’s Hospital suffering from life threatening injuries. Soon thereafter, Mr. Blocker succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.

At this time, the investigation has revealed that Mr. Blocker was in the rear parking area of 48 Horadan Way while waiting for a relative. As he waited by a green jeep that was parked in the area, an unknown Black or Hispanic male approached Mr. Blocker and fired several shots which struck and killed him.

Detectives have learned that the suspect then fled out onto Horadan Way. He ran though the passage ways between buildings out onto McGreevey Way across Saint Alphonsus Street to Longwood Avenue to Huntington Avenue. The suspect goes out of view after crossing Huntington Avenue going right in the Trolly Stop.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and need to identify the suspect pictured on the video. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to aid this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME. It’s important to note, the Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.

The suspect can be seen from several angles in the video below. He is first seen walking toward the camera in a black jacket with a fur trim. He is then seen walking away from the camera toward the crosswalk. He is last seen standing at the crosswalk and raising the hood to his jacket.



POLICE ARREST SUSPECT WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH FATAL HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT IN ROXBURY

After an extensive and comprehensive investigation, coupled with some highly useful and valuable information provided courtesy of concerned community members, today, Friday, February 11, 2011, Homicide investigators identified and arrested the individual responsible for the fatal hit and run accident that claimed the life of Andrew Prior, 24, of Boston.

Today, officers arrested Colin Ratiu, 23, of Boston and charged him with Motor Vehicle Homicide and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident after Causing Death.

At about 11:43pm, on Sunday, November 14, 2010, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a pedestrian struck at the intersection of Tremont and Terrace Streets. On arrival, officers located and observed a male victim suffering from what appeared to be life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim was later identified as Andrew Prior, 24, of Boston. Prior was struck as he drove his scooter along Tremont Street near the corner of Columbus Avenue in Roxbury. The suspect vehicle, after striking Prior, continued along Tremont Street and never stopped to check on his condition or well being.

In efforts to locate the suspect wanted in connection with this tragic incident, Homicide detectives made several public pleas, released pictures of what they believed to be the vehicle, as well as, surveillance video taken of the actual suspect vehicle as it fled the scene.

Investigators asked community members to assist this investigation by being on the lookout for a gray or silver Hyundai Santa Fe (2001 to 2006 model), the vehicle used in the accident, and, thankfully, many did.

To those who called the Homicide Unit, the CrimeStopper Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or texted the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME, the Boston Police Department would like to thank those who made the effort and took the time to assist this investigation.

POLICE ARREST SUSPECT WANTED FOR FATAL STABBING ON MBTA BUS

The suspect wanted in connection with the double stabbing on an MBTA bus that left one young man dead and another injured is in custody today.

Today, Friday, February 11, 2011, Boston Police arrested Kim Gross, 19, of Boston on a Murder charge stemming from the stabbing death of 21-year-old Richard Allen on November 2, 2010. Gross is additionally charged with Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon for the non-fatal stabbing of the second victim. 

Said Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, “The brazen and public nature of this violent attack shook an entire community and I applaud the diligent work of the Homicide detectives, Suffolk prosecutors and Transit police for holding this violent suspect accountable for both the homicide and the assault he committed against the community.”

The arrest came amid an ongoing investigation by Boston Police homicide detectives, MBTA Transit Police and Suffolk prosecutors. It is the second this year for a homicide committed in 2010. Gross is expected to be arraigned Monday in Roxbury District Court.

Boston Police and MBTA Transit Police responded to the area of Humboldt Avenue and Wyoming Street at about 9:00am, on November 2, 2011 for a report of persons stabbed on a bus. On arrival, they found Allen suffering from grievous injuries aboard the Route 44 MBTA bus. Allen was rushed to Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Said Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley,“The investigation began at that moment, continued for the next three months, and remains active even today. We don’t give up on these crimes and we urge the community not to either. If you have information on this case or any other, you can share it with us safely and anonymously.”

Davis and Conley both noted the resources and assistance lent by the MBTA and Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan.

“Today’s arrest continues to show the cooperation and effective partnership between the Transit Police, the District Attorney’s office and the Boston Police,” MacMillan said. “All of these agencies work together day in and day out to ensure the safety of the citizens of Boston and riders of the MBTA.”  

Officers found a second victim outside the bus suffering from less serious injuries. He, too, was transported to the BMC where he was treated for injuries deemed not life-threatening.

Anyone with information on Allen’s death or any homicide is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word TIP to CRIME (27463).

UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 21 KENNEY STREET IN JAMAICA PLAIN

VICTIM IDENTIFIED

At about 7:46am, on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to 21 Kenney Street for a found body. On arrival, officers located a female victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced on scene by EMS. The victim has since been identified Brenda Pawlowski, 49, of Boston.

Boston Police Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The Boston Police Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to please contact detectives at (617) 343-4470. 

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in what you know, not who you are.