Sufferer Recognized in Murder Investigation within the space of 17 Jewish Struggle Veterans Drive in Dorchester —

Investigation Replace: At about 2:47 PM on Sunday, June 14, 2020, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio name for a discovered physique within the space of 17 Jewish Struggle Veterans Drive in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers have been directed to a wooded space the place they noticed the physique of a feminine sufferer who was declared nonviable on the scene. The sufferer’s dying has since been dominated a murder by the Workplace of the Chief Medical Examiner. The sufferer has been recognized as Leslie Atkins, 52, of Springfield.

The Boston Police Division is actively reviewing the info and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anybody with info relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Murder Detectives at (617) 343-4470.   

Group members wishing to help this investigation anonymously can achieve this by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the phrase ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Division will stringently guard and shield the identities of all those that want to help this investigation in an nameless method. 

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