Police identify victim of a fatal stabbing Tuesday, homeless person likely attacked by acquaintance
The victim of Tuesday’s fatal stabbing has been identified as Danilo Perez, 33, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard Jr. said Friday.
Perez was a member of the homeless community, the officials said.
The stabbing likely occurred around 5:18 p.m. around Green Street and Sidney Place, Cambridgeport, near the University Park Commons south of Lafayette Square. Afterward, Perez was found on Franklin Street by a jogger, suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Based on the preliminary investigation, this is not believed to be a random attack, authorities said. Police have been looking for witnesses and reviewing available video in the area.
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