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Man charged with using motor vehicle as murder weapon

Antwan Wathey, 25, will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Monday on charges he fatally struck another man with his motor vehicle on purpose in April at the intersection of Talbot Avenue and Westcott Street, the Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.  Read more

Man shot to death on Dakota Street

The Boston Police Department reports officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds shortly before midnight at 67 Dakota St. The man, in his early 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Elderly woman found murdered on Codman Hill

A Dorchester man was charged with stabbing his elderly 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.  Read more

Woman shot to death in Mattapan

Keisha Gilmore, 25, was found with a gunshot wound to the head in a car outside 26 Alabama St. around 9 p.m. on Sunday. She was rushed to a local hospital, but died, Boston Police report.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

Man shot to death in city's first murder of the year

A man in his 20s was fatally shot Saturday afternoon at 23 Trull St., the Boston Police Department reports.

Police say the man was found inside the house and was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Last April, a man was found shot to death across the street.

This was Boston's first murder of 2012 (Dorchester and Mattapan murder map).

Woman murdered, man shot in Mattapan apartment complex

The Boston Police Department reports Rosanna Camilo, 34, was murdered in her apartment at 50 Fairlawn Ave. Her body was discovered around 3 p.m., Monday - as was her 1-year-old son, who was unharmed.

About four hours later, police responded to the parking lot at the other end of the complex, by Bismarck Street, where a man was shot several times. He is expected to survive.

Two women found shot to death

Boston Police report their bodies were found inside 50 Harlem St. Monday morning. No further details were available.

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

Man found stabbed to death in Uphams Corner

The body of a man in his 50s was found around 1 p.m. on Tuesday at 3 Virginia St., the Boston Police Department reports.

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

Neighbor shot to death on Nahant Avenue is mourned

Community mourns: The flags of Ireland and County Galway flew outside St. Mark's Church on Dorchester Ave. this morning after the funeral Mass for murder victim Ciaran Conneely. Photo by Pat TarantinoCommunity mourns: The flags of Ireland and County Galway flew outside St. Mark's Church on Dorchester Ave. this morning after the funeral Mass for murder victim Ciaran Conneely. Photo by Pat TarantinoThe murder of a 36- year-old man who was found shot to death on Nahant Avenue near Adams Corner early Monday morning has prompted renewed calls for police enforcement in that section of Dorchester, where gun violence is rare but not unprecedented. Boston Police are probing whether the murder is connected to an armed robbery that happened just a block away on Ashmont Street on Sunday night.

Ciaran O Conghaile (or Conneely), who is originally from the Aran Islands in County Galway, Ireland, died hours after a neighbor found him at 1 a.m. sprawled along the curb outside 20 Nahant Ave., just steps from his apartment. Conneely suffered from a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and died later in the morning, according to the Boston Police Department.  Read more

Man shot to death in Mattapan Square

The Boston Police Department reports a 22-year-old man died after being shot repeatedly around 11:45 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Babson Street.