Jonathan Matos | Homicide Watch Boston news about Jonathan Matosen-usFri, 04 Dec 2015 23:04:19 -0500Arrest made in 2013 South Boston fatal shooting of Jonathan Reyes<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <p>Police arrested a Mattapan man on Friday after a grand jury indicted him for the murder of a teenager in South Boston in 2013.</p> <p>Members of the Boston Police Department's fugitive unit, as well as homicide investigators, arrested 26-year-old Jonathan Matos. He is charged with murdering 18-year-old Jonathan Reyes.</p> <p>On Jan. 7, 2013, just before 3 a.m., officers responded to 335 West 2nd St. where they found Reyes, who had been shot several times in the head and 11 times overall, investigators told <a href="">the Boston Globe</a> days after the crime. Reyes was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.</p> <p>"He was butchered," a law enforcement official told the Globe at the time. Investigators told they Globe the murder may have been drug-related.</p> <p>In addition indicting Matos for first-degree murder, a grand jury returned indictments charging Matos with two firearms-related charges.</p> <p>According to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, "Matos was identified as the result of a methodological investigation that made use of numerous interviews, forensic analysis, information from the public, and other evidence."</p> <p>“There’s no substitute for police and prosecutors who work hand in hand to build the best case possible,” Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley said in a statement. “Long after Mr. Reyes’ murder faded from the headlines, this team worked patiently and methodically to solve it.”</p> <p>Boston Police Commissioner William Evans also released a statement about the arrest.</p> <blockquote><p>“I hope this arrest brings some level of comfort to the Reyes family. This should serve as a reminder that the Boston Police never stop investigating until justice is served. I want to acknowledge the great work of the homicide and fugitive units for their dogged determination and efforts in this case.”</p></blockquote> <p>Matos is set to be arraigned in Suffolk County Superior Court on Monday.</p> Gail WaterhouseFri, 04 Dec 2015 23:04:19 -0500 ReyesJonathan Matos