A suspect found at the scene of a death investigation in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood dove from a 12th-floor window and had to be rescued by first responders, Boston police said Monday.
Boston police said the investigation began around 8 p.m. Sunday night when were called to the building on Northhampton Street for a well-being check. When they arrived they found one person dead and a second person inside.
According to police, that person threatened police and officers had to use de-escalation tactics to try to control the situation. At one point, the suspect broke a window of the 12th-floor apartment and tried to jump out.
The suspect got caught in the window and was hanging until officers went to the apartment below and were able to rescue them.
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The suspect was taken to a local hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening, police said.
An investigation is underway and Boston Police Homicide Detectives are involved. Anyone with information is asked to call them at 617-343-4470, or make an anonymous tip to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).
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More details were not immediately available.