Two killed in separate incidents in Dorchester early Saturday

Boston police are investigating two homicides that happened this weekend in Dorchester, officials said.

Officers first responded at about 2:48 a.m. Saturday to a Doubletree hotel on Mount Vernon Street for reports of a fight, police said Monday in a statement.

Upon arrival, officers were told that a party in one of the hotel rooms had turned violent, with a fight between two of the male partygoers spilling into the street.


Both of the men suffered stab wounds and were taken to local hospitals, where one was pronounced dead.

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Police were called several hours later to Carney Hospital on Dorchester Avenue. The hospital staff told police that a man was brought in at about 5:30 a.m. after he had been stabbed in the area of 744 Washington St. The victim died shortly after from his injuries.

Police urged anyone with information to contact them at 617-343-4470 or text ‘TIP’ to 27463.

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