Boston police look to identify woman in connection with June homicide

BOSTON (WHDH) - UPDATE: Boston Police say they have found the woman in relation to the homicide investigation. Police say the investigation is still ongoing.


Boston Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a woman in connection with a homicide.

On June 15, police responded to a call for a person down on Princeton Street.

When officers arrived, they found a woman in her late teens or early 20s inside of a garage suffering from undetermined traumatic injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene and has since been identified at 18-year-old Blanca Lainez of East Boston.

On July 10, police arrested Jose Alejandro Hernandez, 16 of East Boston. He is expected to be arraigned Friday on a murder charge.

Police are asking for help identifying a woman seen in surveillance video.

Anyone who recognizes the woman is urged to contact police, or contact the anonymous tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS.


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