Homicide Deemed to be of a Domestic Nature

This morning around 10:16AM, officers from District B-3 (Dorchester) responded to 80 Ames Way in Dorchester for a person stabbed.

On arrival, officers responded to the doorway of 80 Ames Way and were directed to an apartment and there located a non-responsive black non-Hispanic male victim suffering from a stab wound. EMS was requested to the scene and the victim was pronounced at the scene.

A female who identified herself as the victim’s girlfriend was arrested at the scene after investigation. The suspect, Cherry Clinton, 28 of Dorchester was arrested and has been charged with Murder.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to aid this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME. It’s important to note, the Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.