UPDATE: Victim Identified, Suspect Arrested in Death Investigation in the Area of 5 Nightingale Street, Dorchester


At about 12:30 AM on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 5 Nightingale Street, Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male in his 20’s suffering what appeared to be stab wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounce deceased. The victim has since been identified as 28-year-old Anthony Sinclair of Dorchester.

Officers have arrested 25-year-old female Valerie Cirilo-Perez of Dorchester in relation to this incident. Cirilo-Perez is charged with Murder and will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide 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 ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.