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Man Found Guilty in Strangling of Girlfriend

File Photo: Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, left, at an Aug. 25, 2014 press conference at Boston Police Headquarters.

The last time Phillip Carrington stood trial in the death of Celestine Walker, the jury couldn’t reach a verdict. But on Tuesday a jury found the 51-year-old guilty of murder. Walker, 45 when she died, was found dead in her JP apartment in May 2013. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Dot Man Convicted of Murder in Pot Buy Slaying

File Photo: Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, left, at an Aug. 25, 2014 press conference at Boston Police Headquarters.

UPDATE: Charles Reddicks has been sentenced to life in prison. ~~~

Going on four years ago, police swarmed Hyde Park Avenue near Ukraine Way as they investigated what turned out to be the killing of Mariano Malave, 25. On Friday, a Dorchester man is scheduled to be sentenced in the shooting, which stemmed from a marijuana buy gone bad. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One Person Dead, One Seriously Wounded in Hyde Square Shooting

Boston Police confirm that one of the people shot Friday in Hyde Square is dead. Police were called to the area of Centre and Wyman just before 6 p.m. on Friday for reports of two people having been shot, according to spokespersons for the police. Officer Rachel McGuire later confirmed that one of the victims died. The other person has “life-threatening injuries” and was being treated at Boston Medical Center, McGuire said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Victim in Monday’s Monument Killing Was Kenneth Lamour, 21, of Hyde Park

Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Kenneth Lamour, 21, of Hyde Park, was the man shot to death on Centre Street between the Monument and Murray Circle on Monday, according to prosecutors. His alleged killer, Josiah Zachery, 18, is also from Hyde Park. Jamaica Plain News is seeking full information on Lamour. We have confirmed with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office that his record included an alleged stomp-down of a Department of Youth Services worker when he was 18. (more…) Continue Reading →

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