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(UPDATE) BPD: Body found in Roxbury fire was stabbed to death

Authorities are investigating the cause of death of a man whose body was recovered from the a house fire on Winthrop Street in Roxbury Friday night.

The cause of the blaze that damaged this Winthrop Street property is still under investigation. CREDIT: Nicolaus Czarnecki/METRO The cause of the blaze that damaged this Winthrop Street property is still under investigation. CREDIT: Nicolaus Czarnecki/METRO

[UPDATE Monday 10:30 a.m.] Police have identified the body found inside a burning Roxbury house last Friday as 69-year-old Santo Alcadio Bernabel, whom they say was stabbed to death.

The fire damaged a property at 104 Winthrop St. Police and fire officials responded to the blaze just before 9 p.m. Friday.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Boston Police, Boston Fire and Suffolk County prosecutors are continuing their investigations.

 

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