Justice Served: Lynn Man Convicted in 2012 Dorchester Murder Case

Today, Monday, May 18, 2015 at Suffolk Superior Court, 31-year-old George Ortega of Lynn was found guilty of Murder in the First Degree and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm for the shooting death of Steven Fuentes. The incident occurred in front of 19 Leyland Street in Dorchester on May 24, 2012, and Fuentes succumbed to his injuries at Boston Medical Center almost three years ago to the date. 

This conviction comes as a result of professional crime scene management by Boston police officers and the Crime Scene Response Unit, meticulous investigation on the parts of the Boston police homicide detectives, thorough preparation by the ADA, and brave testimony by officers and community members. The sentencing of Ortega will take place on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.