At about 6:59 AM on Saturday, April 12, 2014, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for a man down in the area of 282 Border Street in East Boston. Upon arrival, officers observed a male suffering from what appeared to be stab wounds. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as Oscar Santos-Chaves, 36 years old. His last known address is unknown at this time.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. 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 all those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.