Murder

By - 2/21/12 - 8:33 am

Updated with arraignment information.

A Dorchester man was charged with stabbing his downstairs neighbor to death early this morning.

Tu Nguyen, 28, of 45 Codman Hill Ave. was ordered to Bridgewater for 20 days of observation at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Police officers responding to a 911 call from a young girl staying with Mary... Read more

By - 2/19/12 - 10:04 pm

Updated Monday, 9 a.m.

Brian D'Amico reports a man was shot around 9:30 p.m. in Blackstone Square.

The man, 21, known to his friends as Humz and Hum Greazy, is Boston's third homicide victim this year and the second Villa Victoria resident to be gunned down since September, when Alex Sierra was murdered.... Read more

By - 2/19/12 - 10:00 pm

UPDATE, April 6, 2013: Suspect arrested.

Monday update: Boston Police report the woman, Keosha Gilmore, 25, has died. She is Boston's fourth murder victim this year. She was a graduate of Madison Park High School.

Around 9 p.m. in a car on Alabama Street, Brian D'Amico tweets.... Read more

By - 2/9/12 - 11:12 pm

UPDATE, 4/30/12: Man charged with the murder.

Colin Young reports a bludgeoning death tonight in an apartment at Tremont and Cunard streets. Brian D'Amico reports at least one of three suspects is in custody.

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim was in his 50s and pronounced dead at the scene. "The preliminary investigation indicates that this was not a random... Read more

By - 1/14/12 - 5:19 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot shortly before 2 p.m. at 23 Trull St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The house is across the street from where Edward Andrade was fatally shot in the head last April.... Read more

By - 12/24/11 - 9:26 pm

Boston Police report a Hispanic man in his early 20s was found stabbed at 100 Meridian St. He was taken to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 12/9/11 - 10:21 am

The homicide unit is at 47 Winston Rd., where a body was found this morning.

The victim is Dorchester's 27th murder victim this year (map).

By - 12/7/11 - 6:36 am

The homicide unit was on scene outside Dearborn Liquors, 60 Dearborn St., Tuesday night. The suspect may be a black man in his late 30s or early 40s, with "Jamaican style" hair under a long cap, who rode away on a bicycle.

By - 12/6/11 - 8:50 pm

The homicide unit responded to 7 Samoset St., where a man was shot around 8 p.m.

The Dorchester Reporter reports the victim died. He is Dorchester's 26th murder victim this year.... Read more

By - 12/4/11 - 5:58 pm

UPDATE: Police say death was a homicide.

Boston Police report the body of a 60-year-old woman was found around 10 a.m., Saturday at 8 Wardman Rd.

Although police say her cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, they are asking anybody who might know anything about the death to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or by calling the anonymous tip... Read more

By - 11/29/11 - 7:37 pm

UPDATE, Wednesday morning: Boston Police report the man, identified only as black and in his 20s, died.

Charlestown Patch reports on the 5:30 p.m. shooting on Bunker Hill Street.

By - 11/21/11 - 4:52 pm

UPDATE: Ruled a murder.

Boston Police tweet they are investigating the death of a woman in her 30s in an apartment at 50 Fairlawn Ave.... Read more

By - 11/14/11 - 10:50 am

Boston Police report two women in their 20s were found with fatal gunshot wounds inside 50 Harlem St. around 9:15 a.m.

They are Dorchester's 24th and 25th murder victims this year (map).... Read more

By - 11/12/11 - 9:58 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, a man in his 40s, died at Boston Medical Center.

A man was shot around 9:45 p.m. at 21 Nazing St. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police shut the entire street to search for evidence and witnesses.

The suspect was described as black, average height, thin build, dressed all in black,... Read more

By - 10/24/11 - 11:06 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his 20s shot to death around 8 p.m. at 89 Brook Ave.... Read more

By - 10/16/11 - 11:39 am

Crime scene The scene this morning. Photo by Pug Daddy

UPDATE: Arrest made: Hector Soto of Roslindale.

SotoBoston Police report a 19-year-old man was stabbed around 4:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven at... Read more

By - 10/11/11 - 7:23 pm

Boston Police report finding the body of a man in his 50s at 3 Virginia St. shortly after 1 p.m.

The man, stabbed several times, was pronounced dead at the scene. He is Dorchester's 23rd murder victim this year (map).... Read more

By - 10/10/11 - 9:41 am

A man in his 40s was found shot around 1 a.m. outside 20 Nahant Ave. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, a police spokesman said this morning.

The man, not otherwise identified by police, is Dorchester's 22nd murder victim this year.

By - 10/9/11 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report a 22-year-old man died after being shot repeatedly around 11:45 p.m. at the Mobil station at Blue Hill Avenue and Babson Street.

By - 10/6/11 - 8:09 am

Boston Police report two men were shot around 9 p.m. outside 40 Kensington Park. One victim, in his mid 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, in his mid 30s, was taken to Boston Medical Center in critical condition.

This was the second fatal double shooting on Kensington Park in less than two months.

The dead victim is Roxbury's seventh murder... Read more

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