Detectives assigned to the Homicide Unit are seeking the public’s help to locate Anthony Chester, 31, of Roxbury, who is wanted on a straight warrant out of Roxbury District Court for Murder in relation to a fatal stabbing that occurred on 05/30/2022. He was last seen in the area of Roxbury, and he is described as a 31-year-old, Black Male, approximately 5’09, and about 190 pounds.
Circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 8:59 PM on Monday, May 30, 2022, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury/Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 4 Beauford Lane in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located Earnest Sims, 39, of Boston, suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist in 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 simply 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.