Mattapan Murders

Still At Impasse, Mattapan Murders Jury Agrees To Continue

March 21, 2012

The jury in the trial of two men accused of killing four people in Boston in 2010 has decided to continue deliberating.

Mattapan Murders Jury Still At Impasse

March 20, 2012

The jury foreman has said one juror is creating an impasse on nine of the 19 charges against the co-defendants in the murder trial.

Jurors Partly Deadlocked In Mattapan Murders Trial

March 19, 2012

The judge sealed the partial verdicts Monday afternoon and asked the jury to return Tuesday for a fifth day of deliberations.

Jury To Begin Deliberations In Mattapan Murders Trial

March 13, 2012

Attorneys presented their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of two men charged with a quadruple murder in Mattapan.

Mattapan Murders Trial Winding Down

March 13, 2012

Defense lawyers have finished their closing arguments in the trial of two men accused of killing four during a drug robbery in Mattapan in 2010

Neighbor Testifies In Mattapan Murders Trial

March 09, 2012

James Jones says he was sleeping in his bedroom that night when the sound of gunfire woke him up.

Survivor Of Boston Quintuple Shooting Testifies

March 07, 2012
Mattapan shooting victim Marcus Hurd after testifying in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday (AP)

A Boston man who survived being shot in the head has testified in the trial of two men charged with killing a 2-year-old boy and three other people during a drug robbery.

Man Arraigned For Mattapan Murders Trial Outburst

March 02, 2012

A man accused of shouting “rat” and “snitch” at a key prosecution witness during a Boston murder trial has pleaded not guilty to witness intimidation and disrupting a court proceeding.

Man To Be Arraigned For Boston Court Outburst

March 02, 2012

Dennis Jones is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of witness intimidation and disrupting a court proceeding after shouting “rat” and “snitch” at Kimani Washington while he was testifying.

Victim’s Roommate Takes The Stand in Mattapan Murders Trial

February 29, 2012

Serena Moore testified Tuesday that she was home, sleeping in her bed after a night of heavy drinking, when the robbery and shootings occurred.

Mattapan Witness Says He’s Testifying Because Of Mother, Son Killings

February 23, 2012

Kimani Washington says he agreed to testify because of the mother and child killed in the 2010 Mattapan shootings.

Defense Works To Discredit Key Mattapan Murders Witness

February 22, 2012
Kimani Washington, left, stands with his attorney, John Salsburg, during an arraignment last year. Washington testified again in the Mattapan murders trial on Wednesday. (AP File)

During cross-examination Wednesday, defense attorneys attacked Kimani Washington’s character, pointing out that he’s an admitted liar and violent drunk.

Key Witness Takes Stand In Mattapan Murders Trial

February 21, 2012

Kimani Washington has agreed to testify against his cousin, Edward Washington, and co-defendant Dwayne Moore in exchange for a plea deal.

Trial Begins For Mattapan Murders That Left 4 Dead

February 17, 2012

Testimony is expected to get under way Friday in the trial of two men charged in connection with one of Boston’s most notorious murder cases in recent history.

Trial Begins In Mattapan Quadruple Murder

February 16, 2012

Dwayne Moore and Edward Washington are both charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 shooting in the Boston neighborhood.

Men Head To Trial In Slaying Of Toddler, 3 Others

February 13, 2012

Dwayne Moore and Edward Washington are both charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 shooting in the Mattapan section of Boston.

Suspect In Mattapan Shootings Pleads Not Guilty

January 18, 2011
Kimani Washington, left, stands with his lawyer John Salsberg, in Dorchester Court Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, in Boston. (AP)

One of the three men allegedly involved in September’s quadruple murder in Mattapan pleaded not guilty to six charges in a Boston court Tuesday.

3rd Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Mattapan Murders

December 09, 2010

A third man charged in the shooting deaths of four people, including a 2-year-old boy in his mother’s arms, supplied the weapons and drove the suspects to the scene, where the victims were marched outside and gunned down, a prosecutor said Thursday.

3rd Suspect Arrested In Mattapan Murders

December 08, 2010

A third suspect has been arrested in connection to the Sept. 28 quadruple homicide in Mattapan. Police arrested and charged Edward Washington, of Dorchester, with four counts of murder, among other charges.

Man Charged In Boston Shootings Appears In Court

October 13, 2010

Kimani Washington was ordered held on $500,000 cash bail after his arraignment in Dorchester District Court on charges of weapons violations, receiving a stolen car, drug trafficking and being a career criminal. Not guilty pleas were automatically entered on his behalf.

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