At about 2:38pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, officers from Area D-14 (Brighton) responded to a radio call for a cardiac arrest at 195 Lake Shore Road in Brighton. On arrival, officers located a white elderly female who was already being treated by Boston EMS and Boston Fire. A search of the location enabled officers to locate what appeared to cyanide. The victim was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital where she was later pronounced.
The victim has since been identified as Olga Tretyakov, 72, of Brighton.
The cause of death is still under investigation.