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Police Make Arrest for I-93 Overpass Stabbing

Authorities have charged Christopher W. Powell of Everett with murder for fatally stabbing a Roxbury man in the South End last month.

Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Roxbury man who was found dead under the I-93 overpass in the South End last month. 

Christopher W. Powell, 39, of Everett, has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of Corey Thompson, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. 

State police have been investigating Thompson's death since his body was found under an Interstate 93 overpass near Albany and Traveler Streets on February 25.  An autopsy revealed that the 44-year-old South End man had been stabbed.

Detectives said that evidence shows that Powell stabbed Thompson during a physical altercation at the scene, according to DA spokesperson Jake Wark. Additionally, Powell allegedly admitted to the stabbing, Wark said. 

Powell will appear in Boston Municipal Court on Wednesday. 

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Sara Jacobi March 27, 2013 at 02:12 PM
Good point. I mixed up the names. Horrible mistake on my part and I apologize. It should be fixed now. Thanks!

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