Death ruled homicide


HYDE SQ.—The death of Brenda Pawlowski, 49, of Boston, whose body was found behind a house at 21 Kenney St. Feb. 8 is being investigated as a possible homicide, according to information provided by the Boston Police Department (BPD) last week.

“The medical examiner has determined the manner of death to be homicide and the cause of death to be gunshot wound,” according to a BPD press statement.

Initial reports of the discovery of the body last week indicated that the victim had suffered apparent head trauma, but no mention was made of a gunshot wound.

The Boston Police Homicide unit urges anyone with information to contact detectives at 343-4470. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 800-494-8177 (TIPS) of by texting 817 (TIP) to 27463 (CRIME).

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