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Police ID, Interview Woman in Connection to Murder Case

The investigation is ongoing



    Body Found in East Boston

    A woman found on that was interviewed by police about the death of an 18-year-old woman. (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016)

    Police say they've identified and interviewed a woman in connection to their investigation into an East Boston murder.

    According to police, officers responded to a call for a woman down in the area of 54 Princeton Street around 9 a.m. on June 15.

    Once on scene, officers found a woman in early late teens or early twenties inside a garage, suffering from undetermined traumatic injuries.

    She was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as 18-year-old Blanca Lainez of East Boston.

    Police Ask Public to Help Identify Woman

    [NECN] Police Ask Public to Help Identify Woman
    Boston Police are asking the public to help them identify a female wanted in relation to an East Boston death.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016)

    On July 10, Boston police arrested Jose Alejandro Hernandez, age 16, of East Boston, in connection with the murder.

    He will be arraigned on a murder charge on Friday in East Boston Municipal Court.

    This incident leaves some South Boston residents feeling unsafe.

    "We need to move...I can't live here with a 5 year old," Heather Hennessey said. "It's just not safe. Before this happened it felt like a good part of the town but it's not feeling so good anymore."

    The woman, whose image was provided by police, was not publicly identified.

    Police say the woman was allowed to go back home after she was interviewed.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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