UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 99 Airport Way, East Boston


At about 10:45 PM on Saturday, December 24, 2016, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for a found body in the area of 99 Airport Way, East Boston.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim that appeared to be in his late teens suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as 18-year-old Luis Fernando Orellano Ruano of Central America.

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 ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.