First arrest made in connection with Mattapan murders
A Dorchester man already facing assault and battery charges was arrested tonight in connection with Tuesday's quadruple murders.
Manchester Police report Kimani Washington was arrested without incident around 6 p.m. at an apartment complex right off an I-93 interchange.
Boston Police records show that Washington, who lives at 45 Fowler St., was arrested twice this year on charges of assault and battery, first for an incident May 26 at 71 Kingsdale St. in Dorchester and then on July 26 for an incident at 95 Fowler St.
The dead: Eyanna Louise Flonory, 21, of Dorchester, her son, Amanihotep Smith, 2, Simba Martin, 21, of Dorchester, and Lavaughhan Washum-Garrison, 22, of Roslindale. A fifth shooting victim, Marcus Hurd, remains in critical condition at a local hospital, Channel 4 reports.