At about 7:50 AM, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit, arrested David Robinson, 48, of Roxbury, in the area of 112 Southampton Street, Roxbury. Robinson was wanted on a Murder warrant issued out of Suffolk Superior Court.  At the time of arrest, Robinson was also in possession of class A drugs and will additionally be charged with Trafficking Class A.

Members of the Boston Police Homicide Unit also lodged a Suffolk Superior Court warrant for Murder for Robert Jamison, 44, of Boston who is currently in custody.

Circumstances Surrounding the Incident: At about 7:31 PM on Monday, January 4, 2021, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 115 Southampton Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Richard Ghiozzi, 33, of Medford.

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.   

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting