At about 12:07 AM on Friday, October 7, 2016, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 88 Wensley Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his late thirties suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Collis Edwards, 37, of Roxbury.
This incident stemmed from a domestic dispute and an arrest has been made. No further information is being released at this time.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist 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.