On Thursday, March 29, 2018, the deceased victim located in the area of Interstate 95 near Canton, MA, was positively identified as 21-year-old Joseph Brancato of Roslindale, who was reported missing to the Boston Police Department on November 18, 2017.
The Boston Police Department Homicide Unit is continuing to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding Mr. Brancato's disappearance and death. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police 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.