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Christopher Pichardo - Murder Victim #7 - Upham's Corner, January 14, 2012

Posted: January 17, 2011     Nancy J Conrad

This, the first murder in Upham's Corner in 2012, is but days old and very little information is available.  The BPD News Release indicates that the victim was not from Upham's Corner but from Lynn.

Additional information comes from Boston.com's MetroDesk.

UPDATE: Death Investigation at 23 Trull Street in Dorchester – Victim Identified

At about 1:53pm, on Saturday, January 14, 2012, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 23 Trull Street. 

On arrival, officers located a male, in his twenties, inside the location suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Christopher Pichardo, 18, of Lynn.

** Excerpted from BPDNews.com           View original article

According to an article at Boston.com’s Metrodesk, a neighbor was willing to comment about the incident anonymously. She requested that she not be named because she feared for her safety.

She said she saw the victim lying face-up with gunshots to his abdomen.  Police officers attempted to resuscitate the man, but to no avail. They climbed on top of him to do CPR but he didn’t move.

Homicide detectives were active at 23 Trull St and properties close by throughout the afternoon and into the evening and cruisers were present until the area investigation was complete.  

View original article at the MetroDesk

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