Two stabbed, one fatally, on Mt. Vernon Street

Two men were stabbed, one fatally, after a fight broke out early Saturday morning at the Doubletree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street in Dorchester, police said.

Authorities have identified the 23-year-old man who died as Christopher Borgella, of Dorchester.

Officers arrived at the hotel around 2:30 a.m. and found two men stabbed. Both were taken to nearby hospitals, where one later died, police said.

Witnesses told officers that a large party in one of the hotel rooms had spilled out onto the street, where the fight took place, police said.

The murder is under investigation, and no further details were available.


At about 2:48 AM on Saturday, March 1, 2014 officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for a fight at 200 Mt. Vernon Street (Doubletree Hotel) in Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers were advised that a large party in one of the hotel rooms had spilled out into the street.  The fight escalated with two male victims suffering from stabbed wounds. Both were transported to local hospitals. One victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.

Individuals who wish to provide information in an anonymous manner may do so by calling our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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