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Police seek person of interest in fatal Boston stabbing, victim identified


BOSTON (FOX 25 / Boston Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a person of interest in the fatal stabbing of a man in Roxbury.

Investigators released photos of the man on Friday. They believe he may have information about the Wednesday afternoon stabbing of 24-year-old Rashad Lesley-Barnes.

Lesley-Barnes was stabbed in the area of 65 Warren Street at around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. He was taken to Boston Medical Center where he died as the result of multiple stab wounds.

According to a spokesman for the MBTA, Lesley-Barnes was involved in an argument on the bus, but the fatal stabbing occurred once the parties got off the bus.

The stabbing remains under investigation by the Boston Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information regarding the homicide or the person of interest is asked to call the homicide unit at (617) 343-4470. Tips can also be made anonymously to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP' to CRIME (27463).