Death Investigation in the Area of 5 Groom Street in Roxbury


At about 10:22 PM on Friday, May 6, 2017, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 5 Groom Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his 20’s suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.

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.