Boy, 14, charged in Dorchester killing
Fatal stabbing in group attack in Dorchester
A 14-year-old boy was charged Monday with the stabbing death of a 39-year-old man who resisted when a group of teens tried to rob him near the Fields Corner MBTA station on Oct. 6. The boy, Ernest Watkins IV,was one of at least four teens who allegedly attempted to rob Cherby LaJoie, according to authorities, but who was singled out by witnesses as the one who repeatedly plunged a knife into the victim. LaJoie was stabbed 37 times.