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Jassy Correia

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 9:17 pm

Correia in photo taken the night she died.

A federal judge today sentencing Louis Coleman, 36, of Providence, to life in prison without the possibility of parole for kidnapping Jassy Correia in the Theater District on Feb. 24, 2019, raping her and then strangling her to death, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/22 - 8:33 pm

A federal jury today convicted Louis Coleman of kidnapping resulting in the death of Jassy Correia of Dorchester in 2019 - a verdict that could mean life in prison when he's sentenced on Sept. 22.

First Assistant US Attorney Joshua Levy said: Read more.

By adamg - 3/27/19 - 1:00 pm

FBI Boston Seeking Witnesses in Jassy Correia Kidnapping Case

The FBI's Boston office reports it and Boston Police are looking for four people who were in the area where Jassy Correia may have been kidnapped before her murder: Read more.

By adamg - 3/3/19 - 4:47 pm

US Attorney Andrew Lelling announced today his office is charging Louis Coleman III of Providence for the murder of Jassy Correia, 23, of Dorchester. The decision to charge Coleman in federal court on a charge of kidnapping resulting in death means that Coleman could face the death sentence if found guilty. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/19 - 4:10 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said today that justice, and Jassy Correia's family, deserve to see the man charged with her murder be tried in Boston, whether by her office or by federal prosecutors - who could seek the death penalty. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 3:55 pm

Boston Police report Louis D. Coleman III of Providence has been taken into custody in Delaware this afternoon. Police said a body was recovered in the trunk of his red car but said they were awaiting confirmation of the victim's ID. WFXT, however, reports Jassy Correia's brother says the body is his sister's. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 12:40 pm
 Louis D. Coleman III

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police report they are now looking for both Jassy Correia, last seen leaving Venu on Warrenton Street and then getting into a car at Tremont and Herald streets with a man police now say kidnapped her.

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By adamg - 2/28/19 - 12:45 am
Jassy Correia

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police report they are looking for Jassy Correia, 23, last seen getting into a red Altima at Tremont and Herald streets not long after leaving Venu around 12:15 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

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