Boston Police Arrest Man In Connection To Fatal Downtown Stabbing

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Saturday night Boston Police said they responded to a call for a person that was stabbed on Union Street, Downtown.

Officers identified the victim as 23-year-old Daniel Martinez of Illinois, who was suffering from a life-threatening stab wound, police said. Martinez was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead, the BPD said.

The Suffolk County District's Attorney Office told WBZ NewsRadio that Martinez was an active-duty Marine from Illinois, and that he was stabbed outside Sons of Boston, a pub located on Union Street.

Detectives at the Boston Police Homicide Unit said they conducted an investigation which resulted in the identification of 39-year-old Alvaro Larrama of East Boston as the suspect wanted in connection to the incident. Officials said that Larrama was employed as a bouncer at Sons of Boston. On Monday, police said that Larrama surrendered himself to authorities and was taken into custody without incident.

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Police said that Larrama will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court and charged with murder.

The BPD said that they will continue to review the facts and circumstances of this incident, and asked that anyone with information related to the investigation contact the BPD's Homicide Detectives.

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