Death Investigation in the Area of 1005 Columbia Road in South Boston


At about 6:39 AM on Friday, August 1, 2014, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call to investigate a person in the area of Moakley Park at 1005 Columbia Road in South Boston.

Upon arrival, officers found an adult male believed to be in his early fifties suffering from apparent stab wounds. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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 may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.