Boston police have arrested the man who they allege stabbed another man to death last weekend in the city's Roxbury neighborhood.
The Boston police homicide unit took Drayvon Robinson, 36, of Everett, into custody around 3:30 p.m. Friday at Boston Police Headquarters in connection with Ricardo Garcia's Aug. 8 stabbing death.
Officers responded to a call for a person stabbed just after 8:30 a.m. last Sunday in the area of Pierson Street and Massachusetts Avenue. Upon arrival, police located Garcia, 34, of Boston, suffering from an apparent stab wound. Garcia was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.
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Homicide detectives investigating Garcia's death identified Robinson as the suspect in the case. Investigators have not revealed a possible motive in the fatal shooting.
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Robinson is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court at a later date. It's unclear if he's obtained an attorney.