For second time in less than a year, woman in her 60s murdered in own apartment in South Boston
Update: Arrest made.
The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries sustained. Homicide detectives are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the victim's death.
NECN reports she was Barbara Coyne and that state Sen. Jack Hart vows her killer will be brought to justice.
In August of last year, Barbara Tagen, 65, was found beaten to death in her Andrew Square apartment. An alleged drug-using neighbor faces trial on a charge of first-degree murder for her death.