East Boston stabbing victim’s last word was ‘love’
East Boston man was trying to turn his life around
Love was the last word Elexson Hercules muttered to his friend Brianale Sanseverino as she tried to save him after he was stabbed multiple times Thursday night in East Boston. “I think he was trying to say that he loved someone,” Sanseverino said. Boston police responded to the intersection of Bennington and Marion streets around 11:56 p.m. to investigate a reported stabbing. According to police, Hercules was found lying on the ground and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.