Death Investigation in the area of 157 Washington Street in Dorchester


At about 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 31,  2014 officers from District 11 (Dorchester) responded to a report of a domestic incident in the area of 157 Washington Street in Dorchester.

On arrival, officers found an adult male suffering from a single stab wound. That man, who was not a resident of the apartment, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The adult resident of the apartment was at the scene and has been interviewed by responding officers and homicide detectives. Based on the facts and circumstances as they are known to investigators at this time, no charges have been filed. The investigation remains open, but authorities do not believe the incident presents any ongoing public safety threat.

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.