On Tuesday April 14, 2009, at approximately 10:13pm, officers from District 4 responded to a report of an unconscious female at the Copley Marriott Hotel at 110 Huntington Ave. Upon arrival, hotel security updated the police that the unconscious female may have been the victim of an assault, possibly a stabbing. Officers observed the 26 year-old white female victim suffering from what was determined to be multiple gunshot wounds to the torso.The victim was rushed to BMC where she was soon pronounced as a result of her injuries.
The preliminary investigation suggests that the victim may have been involved with an escort service. Detectives are investigating the possibility that this incident was an attempted robbery.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances of this incident and urges anyone with information regarding this incident to notify them by calling (617) 343-4470. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police strictly protects the identity of all individuals wishing to provide information anonymously.