Members of the Boston Police Homicide Unit lodged a Murder warrant issued out of Roxbury Court for a Liquarry Jefferson, 41, of Taunton. Jefferson is currently in custody.

Circumstances surrounding the arrest: At about 5:45 AM on Saturday February 27, 2021, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 40-year-old Jamal Chin-Clarke.

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.   

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

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