A Chelsea man is facing a murder charge in connection with a fatal stabbing in Roxbury on Friday, police said.
Cesar Valentin, 34, was arrested by Boston police on Boylston Street late Friday morning, according to a press release from the Boston Police Department. Valentin is expected to be arraigned on a murder charge in Roxbury District Court.
Shortly before 7:30 a.m. Friday, officers responding to a radio call found a man suffering from an apparent stab wound near 112 Southampton St. in Roxbury. Damien R. Hughes, a 27-year-old from Boston, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the force’s homicide detectives at 617-343-4470, to call the anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or to text ‘TIP’ to 27463 (CRIME).
Those in need of emotional support should contact the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team at 617-431-0125.