Santo Alcadio Bernabel | Homicide Watch Boston news about Santo Alcadio Bernabelen-usThu, 04 Feb 2016 11:38:53 -0500South End man arraigned for 2014 murder<p>A South End man was arrested and arraigned Wednesday for the murder of a Roxbury man whose body was found inside a building in October, 2014.</p> <p>Investigators were able to make a match to 21-year-old Victor Montes-Severino's genetic profile from DNA collected at the crime scene, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley.</p> <p>On Oct. 10, 2014, around 9 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire at 104 Winthrop St. in Roxbury. After extinguishing the five-alarm fire, which displaced multiple people living in the home, firefighters found a man's body inside the home.</p> <p>An autopsy revealed that the victim, 69-year-old Santo Bernabel, <a href="">died from multiple stab wounds</a>. Bernabel, who <a href="">according to his obituary</a> was living in Roxbury at the time of his death, was originally from Bani, Dominican Republic.</p> <p>Through their investigation, law enforcement officials identified Montes-Severino as a suspect in the case. According to the DA's office, records from a GPS monitoring device Montes-Severino was wearing at the time reportedly refuted his alibi that he was not near the scene at the time of the murder.</p> <blockquote><p>Montes-Severino admitted himself to Boston Medical Center on the night of the fire with a laceration to his hand, which he claimed was the result of being mugged in Chinatown. A subsequent review of the GPS monitor he was wearing revealed that he was, in fact, in the area of Bernabel’s Winthrop Street residence.</p></blockquote> <p>DNA evidence also played a role in the investigation.</p> <blockquote><p>As the investigation continued, Boston Police criminalists uploaded biological material recovered at the scene to the state’s DNA database – to which Montes-Severino had submitted a sample following his conviction on a 2012 robbery.</p></blockquote> <p>Police arrested Montes-Severino on Wednesday, and he was arraigned in Roxbury District Court. A judge ordered Montes-Severino held without bail for the murder charge.</p> <p>Montes-Severino is due back in court on March 4.</p> Gail WaterhouseThu, 04 Feb 2016 11:38:53 -0500 Alcadio BernabelVictor Montes-SeverinoMan found dead in Roxbury fire had stab wounds<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>A man who died in a Roxbury fire on October 10 had suffered multiple stab wounds, police reported.</p> <p>Members of the Boston Fire Department found the male victim inside the dwelling. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Boston EMS, police said.</p> <p>After further investigation, police has revealed that the victim is 69-year-old Santo Alcadio Bernabel, of Hazelton, PA.</p> <p>A full press release from BPD is after the jump. <span id="more-1914"></span></p> <blockquote><p>At about 8:58 PM, on Friday, October 10, 2014, Officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to the area of 104 Winthrop Street in Roxbury for a report of a fire. On arrival, Members of the Boston Fire Department were on-scene and actively engaged in firefighting. Members of the Boston Fire Department informed officers that a male victim was located inside the dwelling. The victim was pronounced at the scene by Boston EMS.</p> <p>Further investigation, has revealed that the victim, <strong>69-year-old Santo Alcadio Bernabel, of Hazelton, PA</strong>, suffered multiple stab wounds. As of tonight, Boston Police Homicide Detectives along with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office have retained jurisdiction in this case. Boston Police and Boston Fire Arson Investigators are conducting a thorough investigation surrounding the cause of the fire.</p> <p>The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470.</p> <p>Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.</p></blockquote> Yujing ZhaoSun, 19 Oct 2014 02:33:39 -0400 Alcadio Bernabel