Police Investigate Homicide in the area of 2311 Washington Street, Roxbury


At about 2:37 PM, Wednesday, August 14, 2013, officers from District 2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a Sudden Death at 2311 Washington Street.

On arrival, officers located an elderly male victim. EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased. The cause of death has been ruled as Homicide as a result of a stabbing.

The victim has been identified as Winston Fields, 73, of Roxbury. 

Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 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 β€˜TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.