At about 8:00pm, on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, officers from Area D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a body found inside 1740 Washington Street. On arrival, officers spoke to the person who placed the call. According to the caller, she was conducting a room check when she discovered the victim lying in his room on his back motionless. Upon entering the room, officers located and observed a 37 year-old male, suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced on the scene.As a result of further investigation and additional findings, the Chief Office of the Medical Examiner has determined the manner of death to be homicide.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call CrimeStoppers at 1(800)494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.