Death Investigation in the Area of 7 Fayston Street, Dorchester


At about 12:50 AM on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 7 Fayston Street, Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers observed a female victim in her 30's suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased. Officers at the scene arrested the suspect, 47-year-old Elba Morales of Dorchester, and charged her with Murder. Morales will be arraigned at Dorchester District Court.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit 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.