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Arrest Made in 1987 Homicide Case in Boston



    (Published Tuesday, June 28, 2016)

    Authorities say an arrest has been made in the 1987 slaying of a 19-year-old woman in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.

    James Paige of Manchester, New Hampshire, was arrested and charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting and killing Dora Jean Brimage, according to Suffolk County D.A. Dan Conley.

    Authorities believe Brimage left a party on Prentice Street in Roxbury and accepted a ride from Paige.

    She was taken to 655 Warren Street in Roxbury to an abandoned building where workers found her body the next morning. 

    At the time police could not identify the suspect but secured biological evidence from Brimage's body and preserved it.

    The evidence was submitted for testing and in 2014 was matched to Paige. 

    The district attorney is seeking to charge Paige with first-degree murder. 

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