Cambridge police investigate fatal stabbing taking place near University Park Commons (updated)
A man was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday afternoon after sustaining potentially life-threatening injuries from multiple stab wounds on Franklin Street, Cambridgeport, near the University Park Commons south of Lafayette Square, police said in 6:16 p.m. email.
An initial report of the incident came in at just 5:18 p.m. after the victim, a man in his 30s, was found by a jogger. The victim’s identity is not being released at this time pending next-of-kin notification.
The area is a known mainly as a home to biomedical companies; the common is an open space that has hosted events from soccer watches to jazz festivals.
Anyone with information is asked to call Cambridge Police at (617) 349-3300. Anonymous reports can be left at (617) 349-3359; sent by text message to 847411 (begin your text with TIP650, then type your message); or by email by visiting CambridgePolice.org/Tips.
This post was updated April 15, 2020, with thew victim’s death and more details about the incident.