Woman found dead on Vassar Street; police say it was murder

Boston Police say officers responding to calls from neighbors found the body of a woman with "head trauma" in an apartment at 7 Vassar St. shorly after 7 p.m., Saturday.

Police say she was black and about 40; they declined to provide her identification.

Anybody with information can contact the homicide unit at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line at 800-494-TIPS (or text the word tip to CRIME).