Chelsea teen fatally stabbed in East Boston

A 15-year-old Chelsea boy was stabbed and killed in East Boston on Sunday.

Police responded to 72 Trenton St. Sunday evening just before 5:15 p.m. where they found the teenager suffering from a stab wound. Emergency responders took him to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, police identified the victim as Irvin de Paz.

Irvin de Paz

Irvin de Paz

De Paz was a freshman at Chelsea High School. Originally from el Salvador, he moved to Chelsea in 2007 with his parents. He enjoyed swimming, playing video games and going to the movies, according to his obituary.

Detectives are investigating the case and ask anyone with information to call the homicide unit at 617-343-4470. Anyone who wants to leave anonymous tips can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27643).

Just two weeks earlier, 15-year-old Wilson Martinez was found dead on Constitution Beach in East Boston. It is believed he died from stab wounds.

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