Death Investigation in the area of 15 Park Vale Avenue in Brighton

DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 1:30 AM, on Saturday, September 28, 2019, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton), responded to a radio call for an Assault and Battery in the area of 15 Park Vale Avenue in Brighton. Upon arrival, officers found the male victim unconscious and suffering from a head injury. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local area hospital suffering from life threatening injuries and succumbed to those injuries a few days later.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively 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 β€˜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 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