UPDATE: Homicide Investigators Arrest Male in Connection to Fatal Shooting in Dorchester

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Investigation Update: At about 7:30 PM, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit, assisted by Manchester Police and the US Marshals, arrested Brian Joyce, 25, of Dorchester in connection to a homicide investigation. Joyce was arrested in Manchester, NH for an active warrant out of Dorchester District Court for Murder.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 11:46 PM, on Monday, September 16, 2019, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 800 Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester. On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, lying on the ground inside of the lobby at the aforementioned location. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Marcus Dunn-Gordon, 27, of Randolph.

The Boston Police Department continues to 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 search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.


UPDATE: BPD Homicide Investigators Arrest One in Connection to the Fatal Shooting of 74-Year-Old Woman in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan

UPDATE: Four months after the fatal shooting of a 74-year-old woman in Mattapan, an arrest has been made in connection to the incident. Earlier today, Friday, August 9, 2019, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit located and arrested Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury. Henry, who is scheduled to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Monday, August 12, 2019, is charged with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Manslaughter.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows:

At about 4:57pm, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an elderly female victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. That victim has since been identified as Eleanor Maloney, 74, of Mattapan.

The Boston Police Department continues to 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 search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Connection to Homicide in the area of 120 Huntington Ave in the South End

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Connection to Homicide in the area of 120 Huntington Ave in the South End: Yesterday, at about 10:58 AM, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 120 Huntington Avenue in the South End. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. That victim has since been identified as Luckinson Oruma, 60, of Roxbury.   

While an arrest has been made in connection to the homicide, 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 ‘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.

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford St in Jamaica Plain

UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain: At about 5:45pm, on Monday, November 19, 2018, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, a 32-year-old male later identified as Jose Dos-Santos of Boston, was pronounced deceased at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, while a second victim, a 23-year-old female later identified as Lodimira Dos-Santos of Boston, was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries was pronounced deceased. As for the cause and manner of death, the Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the female’s death a homicide while the male’s death has been ruled a suicide. 

The Boston Police Department continues to 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 ‘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 in need of emotional support or 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 BPHC.org/trauma.

UPDATE: BPD’s Fugitive Unit Arrests Murder Suspect Wanted in Death Investigation in area of 800 Border Street in East Boston

UPDATE: Members of the BPD’s Fugitive Unit Arrest Murder Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 800 Border Street in East Boston: Less than three months after the shooting death of 29-year-old Taquise Johnson, the man responsible for his murder is in police custody. Earlier today, Thursday, September 13, 2018, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Unit in collaboration with the US Marshals Service and Nashua Police Department located the suspect in New Hampshire. The suspect, Jeremy Menendez, 29, of Nashua, NH is charged with Murder.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 11:53 PM, on Friday, June 1, 2018, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a 9-1-1 call for shots fired in the area of 800 Border Street in East Boston. On arrival the officers located an adult male victim, who has since been identified as Taquise Johnson, 29, of Boston, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.

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 ‘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 in need of emotional support or 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 BPHC.org/trauma.   

BPD Fugitive Unit Arrests Murder Suspect Wanted for 2014 Homicide

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Almost four years after the stabbing death of George Sanchez in Dorchester, the individual responsible for the murder is behind bars and in Boston Police custody.

At about 2:45 PM, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, officers assigned to the Fugitive Unit took custody of Freidy Baez, 30, of Boston. Baez, who was was extradited from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic to Boston, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for the 2014 Murder of George Sanchez.

Baez is expected to be arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 12:04AM. on Sunday, September 21, 2014, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 5 Ames Street in Dorchester.

On arrival, officers observed the male victim lying on the ground outside of the above location suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

 

INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shandon Road Homicide

 

On Monday, August 27, 2018, members of the BPD Homicide Unit and the BPD Fugitive Unit located and arrested Ramon Rodriguez-Delgado, 41 of Dorchester, and charged him with Murder.

The original facts surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 6:15 PM, on Thursday, July 26, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for an unconscious male in the area of 99 Shandon Road in Dorchester. Upon arrival, the officers observed and located a non-responsive male in his late seventies suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Victim was identified as Marcelino Perez, 77 of Dorchester, MA.

Ramon Rodriguez-Delgado will be arraigned at West Roxbury District Court.

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 BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Murder Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 535 River Street in Mattapan

UPDATE: Less than two months after the stabbing death of Jocelin Nordeus, the man responsible for his death is in police custody. Earlier today, on Friday, July 20, 2018, members of the BPD Fugitive Unit and Homicide Unit located and arrested Kenton Thomas, 32, of Hyde Park, in the area of 1608 River Street in Hyde Park. The suspect, who will be charged with Murder, is expected to be arraigned  in West Roxbury District Court on Monday, July 23, 2018.

Said Commissioner William Evans, “To my Homicide Unit detectives, I want to thank and acknowledge their hard work, long hours and never-ending commitment to justice that led to the arrest of the suspect in this case. This is a unit that never stops searching until the suspect is found. And, I gratefully acknowledge and appreciate that this is the second 2018 homicide case cleared in the last two days which means the men and women of the Homicide Unit have been able to secure justice in over half of the 29 homicides that have occurred this year. Additionally, my thoughts are with the victim's family and I sincerely hope that news of this arrest brings some small level of comfort and closure to the friends and loved ones of Jocelin Nordeus."

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: 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 who was suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported by EMS to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim was later identified as 58-year-old Jocelin Nordeus of Mattapan.

The Boston Police Department continues to investigate 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.

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Homicide Investigation in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester

Earlier today, at about 11:15 AM on Thursday, July 12, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Travis Phillips, 27, of Dorchester, in the area of 150 Worcester Street in the South End. The suspected was wanted on a warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned.

Earlier this week, at about 7:15 AM on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit and Homicide Unit arrested Michael Carleton, 32, of Mattapan, in the area of 90 Woodbole Street in Mattapan. The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned on one charge of Murder in Roxbury District Court.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 9:50 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his thirties suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Deondra Lee, 36, of Dorchester.

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.

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 BPHC.org/trauma. 

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester

Earlier today, at about 7:15 AM on Tuesday July 10, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit and Homicide Unit located and arrested Michael Carleton, 32, of Mattapan, in the area of 90 Woodbole Street in Mattapan. The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned on one charge of Murder in Roxbury District Court.

Said Commissioner Evans, “I want to thank the work of my detectives for their efforts to quickly identify and apprehend the suspect who was wanted in connection to this senseless act of violence. We continue to seek the public’s help as the investigation moves forward, but it is my hope that word of this arrest brings some small measure of comfort to the friends, family and loved ones of Deondra Lee.”

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 9:50 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his thirties suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Deondra Lee, 36, of Dorchester.

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.

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 BPHC.org/trauma.  

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Crash in Brighton

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At about 12:50 PM on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 1316 Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his eighties suffering from life threatening injuries who was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The operator of the vehicle involved in the incident did not stop or remain on scene. The victim has since been identified as 80-year-old Theodore J. Schwalb of Boston.

Officers later located the suspect vehicle and have now arrested Phocian Fitts, 23, of Brighton, in connection to this incident. The suspect will appear in Brighton District Court on charges of Motor Vehicle Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident after Causing Death.

The Boston Police Department continues to seek the assistance of any members of the community who were in the area at the time of this incident and may have seen or heard anything that may help with the investigation. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police 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.

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Fatal Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Crash in Brighton

 

At about 12:50 PM on Wednesday June 6, 2018, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 1316 Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his eighties suffering from life threatening injuries who was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The operator of the vehicle involved in the incident did not stop or remain on scene.

Officers later located the suspect vehicle and have now arrested Phocian Fitts, 23, of Brighton, in connection to this incident. The suspect will appear in Brighton District Court on charges of Motor Vehicle Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident after Causing Death.

The Boston Police Department continues to seek the assistance of any members of the community who were in the area at the time of this incident and may have seen or heard anything that may help with the investigation. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police 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.

Community Alert: Boston Police Seeking the Public’s Help into Investigation of Fatal Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Crash in Brighton

 

At about 12:50 PM on Wednesday June 6, 2018, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 1316 Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his eighties suffering from life threatening injuries who was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The operator of the vehicle involved in the incident did not stop or remain on scene. BPD officers have located the vehicle and are continuing their investigation at this time.

The Boston Police Department is actively seeking the help from any members of the community who were in the area at the time of this incident and may have seen or heard anything that may help with the investigation. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police 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.

UPDATE: Two Suspects in Custody in Connection to Death Investigation in the Area of 112 Wayland Street in Dorchester

Earlier today, on Saturday May, 19, 2018. members of the BPD Homicide Unit and BPD Fugitive Unit located and arrested two suspects wanted in connection to the murder of Michael Ross.

Dawon Wright, 22, of Dorchester, and Dario Baxter, 21, of Lynn, are now in police custody and scheduled for arraignment in Roxbury District Court on Monday May 21, 2018. Wright will be charged with Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Baxter will be charged with Murder and Accessory After the Fact.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding this investigation are as follows:

At about 9:11 AM on Friday, March 30, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 120 Quincy Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim, later identified as Michael Ross, 34, of Dorchester, in the area of 112 Wayland Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

Said Commissioner William Evans, “I want to praise the unyielding effort and dedication of my investigators and officers who worked tirelessly to ensure that these two violent criminals will now be brought to justice. I specifically want to commend my Homicide Detectives for their work on this case which led to these suspects being identified and charged. I would also like to commend my officers in the Fugitive Unit for successfully locating and arresting both suspects within 24 hours of their warrants being issued. I can only hope that news of these arrests can bring some small level of comfort to the family, friends and loved ones of Michael Ross.”

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 277 Centre Street

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 277 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

About one week after the shooting deaths of 23-year-old Christopher Joyce and 58-year-old Clayborn Blair, the man responsible for their murders is in police custody. Today, Saturday, May 12, 2018, members of the BPD Homicide Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Team apprehended Wilvin Guity, 28, of Dorchester and charged him with two counts of Murder. Guity is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Monday, May 14, 2018.

Said Police Commissioner William Evans, “I want to commend my Homicide Detectives for the hard work, long hours and meticulous attention to detail that led to the arrest of the suspect in the case. And, while I’m certain our city is a safer place with Wilvin Guity behind bars, I’m still angered when I think about the senseless gun violence that took the lives of Christopher Joyce and Clayborn Blair. Community members all across our city should be able to gather and socialize in public places in the company of neighbors and friends without the fear created and caused by those who carry illegal guns in our city. Chris and Clayborn did absolutely nothing wrong and most certainly deserved better fates. And, while there are no words to lessen the pain or sense of loss being felt by the family and friends of Chris and Clayborn, it is my humble hope that word of today’s arrest will provide for them some small measure of comfort and closure.”  

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original call are as follows: At about 9:41pm, on Friday, May 4, 2018, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) were on patrol when they heard what sounded like shots fired in the area of 277 Centre Street. Upon hearing the shots, officers immediately and instinctively made a direct line towards the scene of the gunfire. On arrival, officers located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for further treatment of their injuries. Both victims, a male believed to be in his fifties and a second male in his twenties, later succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased. 

The Boston Police Department continues to actively investigate 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.

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Relation to Death Investigation in the Area of 112 Southampton Street in Boston

Less than 24 hours after a homicide in broad daylight, Boston Police detectives have made an arrest in the case. The suspect, identified as 31-year-old Jeremy Correa of Worcester, was arrested at about 9:40AM, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 for the stabbing death of 50-year-old Edward Sanchez of Boston. Correa will be charged with Murder and is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Thursday, May 10, 2018. 

Said Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, "I commend the Homicide Unit detectives for their quick action; their diligence in the first hours after the incident allowed them to make this arrest of a very dangerous suspect."

The facts of the incident are as follows:

At about 12:07 PM on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 112 Southampton Street in Boston. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his fifties suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim, suffering life-threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 39 Hartford Street

 

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 39 Hartford Street

Less than a week after the shooting death of 34-year-old Dwayne Thomas, the man responsible for his murder is behind bars. On Friday, May 4, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit and District D-14 Neighborhood Drug Control located and apprehended Derrell Russell, 29, of Plymouth and charged him with Murder. Mr. Russell is scheduled to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Said Police Commissioner William Evans: "I want to thank my Homicide Detectives, as well as, members of both the Fugitive Apprehension Unit and District D-14 Drug Control Unit for the hard work and dedication to justice that led to the arrest of the suspect in this case. The fact that the suspect was in custody less than a week after the original call is a credit to my officers and their ongoing commitment to protecting and serving the citizens of Boston. Because of their efforts, a dangerous felon is behind bars and our community is safer as a result. To the family and friends of Dwayne Thomas, it is my sincere, humble hope that news of today's arrest brings with it some small measure of comfort and closure." 

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows:

At about 2:45AM, on Saturday, April 28, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 39 Hartford Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Dwayne Thomas, 34, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively investigate 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.

UPDATE: BPD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in area of 10 Causeway Street in Boston

 

Less than 24 hours after a man was stabbed in the area of 10 Causeway Street, the man responsible is behind bars. Today, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Homicide Detectives arrested Mark Love, 55, of Boston for Murder. Mr. Love will be arraigned in the Boston Municipal Court tomorrow, Thursday, April 12, 2018.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original call are as follows: At about 10:37 pm on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 10 Causeway Street in Boston. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his fifties suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 120 Quincy Street in Dorchester

 

At about 9:11 AM on Friday, March 30, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 120 Quincy Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his mid-thirties suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Michael Ross, 34, of Dorchester.

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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.

Death Investigation in the Area of 120 Quincy Street in Dorchester

 

At about 9:11 AM on Friday, March 30, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 120 Quincy Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his mid-thirties suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.