Murdered Hairstylist Paid Assailant for Drugs, Police Say

Prosecutors are relying on an inmate’s conversation with Christopher Powell, who claimed self-defense in allegedly fatally stabbing Boston hairstylist Corey Thompson and left him for dead underneath the I-93 overpass last February. According to that inmate, interviewed by police at Nashua Street Jail, Powell, 40, told the inmate that Thompson, 44, had given him $10,000-$13,000 … Read more →

Christopher W. Powell

  • Arrested: March 26, 2013
  • Age: 41
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White

Suspected in the Feb. 25, 2013, death of Corey Thompson.