Suspect in Custody on Unrelated Charges

On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Suffolk County District Attorney prosecutors and Boston Police homicide detectives charged Angeliea Brown, 33, of Dorchester with Murder in the August 14th stabbing death of Winston Fields, 73, of Roxbury.

As the result of an extensive investigation and community cooperation, detectives were able to identify Angeliea Brown as the individual responsible for Mr. Fields death. Angeliea Brown is currently incarcerated at the South Bay House of Correction on charges unrelated to this stabbing incident.

The facts of the homicide are as follows: 

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.