Mattapan Murders

Kimani Washington Sentenced To 16 To 18 Years

January 25, 2013

Washington reached a deal with prosecutors to testify against two suspects charged with murdering four people, including a toddler, in Mattapan in 2010.

Moore Sentenced To Life In Prison For Mattapan Slayings

December 18, 2012

Dwayne Moore ‘s lawyer said he plans to appeal Monday’s conviction.

Jury Convicts Moore In 2010 Mattapan Quadruple Slaying

December 17, 2012
“Nothing points to me,” Moore said in a jailhouse interview while being retried. “I’m innocent.” (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe/AP)

Dwayne Moore has been convicted of killing four people, including a 2-year-old boy, during a drug-related robbery in 2010.

Second Juror Dismissed In Mattapan Murders Case

December 13, 2012

The juror was dismissed so he could care for a sick family member.

Judge Dismisses Juror In Mattapan Murders Case

December 10, 2012

The man reportedly conducted online research into ballistics and shared it with other jurors in the trial of Dwayne Moore.

Closing Arguments Presented In Retrial Of Mattapan Murders Suspect

December 04, 2012

The jury will receive instructions from the judge Wednesday morning before beginning its deliberations.

Mattapan Shooting Survivor Testifies In Retrial

December 03, 2012

On Monday, Marcus Hurd testified in the retrial of alleged gunman Dwayne Moore. Closing arguments are expected Tuesday.

In Interview, Alleged Mattapan Gunman Maintains Innocence

December 03, 2012
“Nothing points to me,” Moore said in a jailhouse interview while being retried. “I’m innocent.” (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe/AP)

“You have the whole world, the whole entire world believing that you was responsible for something that you wasn’t,” Dwayne Moore told WBUR in an interview.

Mattapan Murders Retrial Is Under Way

November 01, 2012
Edward Washington, second left, and Dwayne Moore, second right, stand with their defense attorneys during their March murder trial.(Pat Greenhouse, AP/Boston Globe/Pool)

The first full day of testimony gets underway Thursday for the retrial of the suspect charged with a killing three adults and a toddler in Mattapan two years ago.

Boston Mattapan Murders Suspect Faces Retrial

October 31, 2012

Dwayne Moore faces four counts of first-degree murder at his retrial starting Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court.

Jurors In Mattapan Murders Retrial Will Come From Worcester County

October 05, 2012

A judge said jurors will be selected from Worcester County because of extensive and sensational coverage of the first trial.

Survivor Of Quadruple Shooting Testifies Again

September 28, 2012
Shooting victim Marcus Hurd testifies in Boston's Suffolk Superior Court on March 7, 2012. (APThe Boston Globe, Pool)

Marcus Hurd testified Friday that he lied when he told police and a grand jury that he did not see his attackers’ faces.

Survivor Of Boston Shooting Now Says He Can ID Killer

September 18, 2012
Shooting victim Marcus Hurd testifies in Boston's Suffolk Superior Court on March 7, 2012. (APThe Boston Globe, Pool)

The only survivor of a 2010 drug-related shooting in Boston that left four dead has told police that he can identify the killers, in contradiction to his testimony at the suspects’ trial.

Boston Lawyer Seeks Source Of Leaked Conversations

April 03, 2012

Dwayne Moore’s lawyer has asked a judge to force prosecutors to reveal the unnamed source of a newspaper column based on what are supposed to be private conversations.

Retrial Date Set For Mattapan Murders Defendant

March 29, 2012

A judge has set Oct. 11 as the new trial date for the man accused of a quadruple murder in Mattapan in 2010.

Juror Frustrated By Lone Holdout In Mattapan Murders

March 25, 2012

A member of the jury that acquitted one man and was deadlocked on another accused of killing four people in Mattapan is speaking out about deliberations, and the one holdout on the jury.

Analysis: Complex Legal Issues Surround Mattapan Case

March 23, 2012

To help sort out some of the complex legal issues surrounding such a long and emotional trial, David Frank, of Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly, joined WBUR Friday.

No Guilty Verdicts In Mattapan Quadruple Murder Trial

March 23, 2012
From left: lawyer Helen Holcolm, defendant Edward Washington, lawyer John Cunha, defendant Dwayne Moore and attorney John Amabile stand as the verdicts are read on Thursday in Boston. (AP/The Boston Herald)

There are no guilty verdicts in one the most brutal murders in the Boston’s history.

Mattapan Residents Stunned By Murder Trial Verdicts

March 22, 2012
The Boston courtroom erupted following Thursday's verdicts in the Mattapan murders trial. Here, a court officer removes a spectator. (AP)

In the neighborhood where four people were killed in 2010, residents reacted with disbelief to jury verdicts letting both accused men avoid conviction.

Mattapan Murders Verdicts: Washington Found Not Guilty; Mistrial On Moore

March 22, 2012
From left: lawyer Helen Holcolm, defendant Edward Washington, lawyer John Cunha, defendant Dwayne Moore and attorney John Amabile stand as the verdicts are read on Thursday in Boston. (AP/The Boston Herald)

A Boston jury has acquitted one man who was accused of gunning down three adults and a toddler during a drug robbery and deadlocked on murder charges against another.

Men Head To Trial In Slaying Of 4 In Mattapan

February 13, 2012
Boston Police detectives search for evidence after a pre-dawn shooting Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, where five people, including a toddler, were shot in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston. (AP)

The two men accused of killing four people, including a toddler, are headed to trial Monday on murder charges. The trial is sure to be followed closely in Boston, particularly by the Mattapan community where the shooting took place in 2010.

Mattapan Murders Fuel City's Outrage

September 28, 2010
A man comforts a grieving woman near the scene of a shooting in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston on Tuesday. (AP)

A shooting in Mattapan early Tuesday left a toddler and at least three others dead, police said. There have been no arrests and police have asked for the public’s help.

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