District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) Headquarters, Boston Police

Arrest Made In Connection to Forest Hills Street Homicide

On Sunday Boston Police arrested a Dorchester man who was wanted for murder stemming from a July 18 shooting on Forest Hills Street. The Boston Police District E-13 Fugitive Unit arrested Dequann Whyte-Cohen, 31, on Hyde Park Avenue in Jamaica Plain on July 30 at 11:50 am, according to Boston Police. At the time of his arrest, Whyte-Cohen was wanted on a murder warrant from West Roxbury District Court for allegedly shooting Dante Webb, 45, of Jamaica Plain. The suspect will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court on Monday. Webb was found shot around 1:39 am on July 18 on Forest Hills Street, after police were notified of gunfire.


Update: Police ID Victim Shot Dead on Forest Hills Street

UPDATE: Boston Police have identified the male victim shot dead on Forest Hills Street on July 18, reported Boston Police. District E-13 officers responded to the area of the block of 100 Forest Hills St. around 1:39 am on July 18 for a person shot, according to Boston Police. Upon arrival, police found an adult man suffering from gunshot wounds, and the victim was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. The victim was later identified by police as Dante Webb, 45, of Jamaica Plain.