Fall River man arrested in the city concerning stabbing death of soon-to-be father



Wilfredo Landaverde Arevalo

A Fall River man was arrested Thursday concerning the murder of a soon-to-be father.

According to Boston Police, at approximately 7:30 a.m., members of the Fugitive Unit arrested, Julio Ardon, 26, of Fall River, in the 400 block of Birch Street, in Fall River. At the time of the arrest, the suspect was wanted on a warrant for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon issued out of East Boston District Court in relation to the death of Wilfredo Landaverde Arevalo, 34, of Medford. The suspect is expected to be arraigned in East Boston District Court.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 6:39 a.m., on Friday, December 15, 2023, officers assigned to District A-7 (East Boston) responded to the area of 186 Gove Street for a report of a person stabbed. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from life threatening stab wounds. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Wilfredo Landaverde Arevalo, 34, of Medford.

According to family, Landaverde Arevalo was ready to be a new father to a baby girl before his death.

Arevalo’s mother created a GoFundMe fundraiser for expenses.

The Boston Police Department’s Homicide Unit is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit ay 617-343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist in the 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 all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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