A Boston man wanted on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing of a mother in Mattapan last week was arrested Tuesday in Florida, police said.
Christopher Howard, 39, is suspected of fatally stabbing Terkeshia Boykins, 40, on May 10.
Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the Rosewood Street area of Mattapan at approximately 9:40 p.m., according to Boston police.
Boykins, whose neighbors told WCVB that she was the mother of seven daughters, died of her injuries at the scene.
A neighbor told the outlet: “(A daughter) was screaming very loudly: ‘Why did you do this?’ A terrible tragedy, you know, really traumatizing. I just pray for the family.”
Howard is expected to be prosecuted in Massachusetts.
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