Police Searching for ‘Dangerous' Suspect in Deadly Stabbing of Mattapan Woman

A woman was fatally stabbed on Rosewood Street in Boston Tuesday night, according to police

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A woman was fatally stabbed Tuesday night in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood and now police have an arrest warrant for her alleged killer.

Officers responding to a call at about 9:40 p.m. found the victim in the area of Rosewood Street in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, police posted on the department’s website. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

She has been identified as 40-year-old Terkeshia Boykins, of Mattapan.

Boston police said Friday that they have an arrest warrant for a suspect - 39-year-old Christopher Howard - who faces murder charges. Howard should be considered dangerous. If spotted, call 911.

The death remains under investigation. Police asked anyone with information about the death to call them. Tips can be made anonymously to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

The death was the city’s 10th homicide of the year.

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