Wilmary Mejia is a sixteen year old girl from Roxbury Massachusetts who has been charged with murder following a double stabbing in Boston. According to police reports Wilmary Mejia would fatally stab a twenty one year old woman and injure a seventeen year old girl in Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Officers are attempting to figure out the motive behind the double stabbing. This alleged teen killer was arrested and faces a variety of charges including murder.
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A 16-year-old girl is scheduled to face multiple charges, including murder, in connection with a stabbing in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood that left a woman dead and another teenager injured, according to authorities.
Wilmary Mejia, of Roxbury, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Boston Municipal Court. Under Massachusetts law, arraignments of juveniles ages 14 to 17 who have been charged with homicide will take place in regular session instead of juvenile session.
Police responded 5 p.m. Saturday to 5 Woodside Ave. in Jamaica Plain, on a report of a person stabbed. Before officers arrived, two people suffering from multiple stab wounds ran to the District 13 police station at 3347 Washington St.
Both victims were transported to separate Boston hospitals. One of the victims, a 21-year-old woman, died of her injuries, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. The DA’s Office said the second victim, a 17-year-old girl, was seriously wounded in the attack but Boston police said she is expected to survive her injuries.
Police said officers apprehended a juvenile female in the area of Glen Road immediately after the incident. She was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was later arrested.
The Boston Police Department is investigating the stabbings. Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-8477 or by texting the word “TIP” to 27463.
Police also encouraged people to call the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team at 617-431-0125 if they need emotional support or wish to talk about the distressing events. The NTT provides free, private support 24/7.