A man has been arrested and arraigned in the stabbing death of 22-year-old Carlos Ramos of East Boston.
On Friday, Sept. 20, officers assigned to the Boston Police Homicide Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Unit, in coordination with members of the Chelsea Police Department, arrested Raul Gutierrez-Rosales, 22, of Chelsea, at his residence in Chelsea. At the time of his arrest Rosales was wanted on a warrant issued out of East Boston District Court for murder.
He was arrigned on murder charges Monday in East Boston District Court.
According to police Rosales allegedly stabbed Ramos to death on West Eagle Street on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Ramos was found just before 11:30 p.m. after police responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 36 West Eagle St.
Officers located an adult male victim, later identified as Ramos, suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Ramos’s death marks only the second homicide in a relatively quiet year for crime in East Boston.
The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner. To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma