UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford St in Jamaica Plain

UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain: At about 5:45pm, on Monday, November 19, 2018, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, a 32-year-old male later identified as Jose Dos-Santos of Boston, was pronounced deceased at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, while a second victim, a 23-year-old female later identified as Lodimira Dos-Santos of Boston, was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries was pronounced deceased. As for the cause and manner of death, the Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the female’s death a homicide while the male’s death has been ruled a suicide. 

The Boston Police Department continues to review 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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.