Boston police arrest suspect in last weekend’s Roxbury murder

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BOSTON, MA – At about 8:35 AM on Sunday, August 8, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of Pierson Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located Ricardo Garcia, 34, of Boston, suffering an apparent stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.


Detectives assigned to the Boston Police Homicide Unit conducted an investigation which resulted in the identification of Dravon Robinson, 36, of Everett, MA, as the suspect wanted in connection to this incident.


On August 13, 2021, at approximately 3:30 PM, the Boston Police Homicide Unit arrested Dravon Robinson at Boston Police Headquarters. The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

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