Death Investigation in the Area of 535 River Street, Mattapan


At about 2:50 AM on Friday, June 1, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 535 River Street.

Upon arrival, officers observed Boston EMTs tending to a male victim of unknown age who was suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported by EMS to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

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.