Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Vehicular Homicide in the Area of Fottler Road and Hiawatha Road in Mattapan

Victim Identified: At about 3:22 PM, on Thursday, May 16, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call to assist Boston EMS in the area of Fottler and Hiawatha Roads in Mattapan. On arrival, officers were notified by Boston EMS that the victim, an adult female, had suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Brenda Lee Keller, 57, of Boston.

At the time of the incident, the above-pictured motor vehicle was observed travelling on Hiawatha Road in the direction of Blue Hill Avenue. The vehicle is described as a black-colored sedan with windows that appeared to be tinted. The operator, who was last seen walking away from the scene towards Tennis Road, is described as a black female with a heavy build and long hair, wearing a white shirt and black pants.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing 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.