Wilfredo Arevalo Death – On Friday, December 15, 2023, at about 6:39 AM, police from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to the 186 Gove Street neighborhood in response to a complaint of a stabbing victim. Officers found an adult male with potentially fatal stabbing wounds when they arrived. After being taken by Boston Emergency Medical Services to a nearby hospital, the victim was declared dead.
Since then, Wilfredo Landaverde Arevalo, 34, of Medford, Massachusetts , has been identified as the victim. The facts and circumstances surrounding this incident are being aggressively examined by the Homicide Unit of the Boston Police Department. No arrests have been reportedly made and no suspect information was released by the police.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit ay 617-343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist in this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.
For those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about the distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at 617-431-0125.