At about 6:16 PM on Friday September 3, 2021, members of the District D-4 (South End) Drug Control Unit assisted by District D-4 patrol officers arrested Sean Stuart, 53, of Boston, pursuant to three outstanding arrest warrants in connection to a recent fatal stabbing.

The original facts and circumstances of the incident are as follows: At about 6:12 AM on Monday, August 23, 2021, officers assigned to District C-6 responded to a call for a person stabbed at 112 Atkinson Street, Boston. On arrival, officers located, Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, Texas, suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The suspect was placed in custody pursuant to three warrants sought out of Roxbury District Court on charges of Murder, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (2 Counts) and Armed Robbery.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively 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 anonymously.

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