Woman, 21, is brutally stabbed to death outside subway in Boston

A 21-year-old woman and young mother known as ‘a beautiful soul’ was brutally stabbed outside a subway station in downtown Boston as officials continue to search for the suspect(s).

Jazreanna Sheppard was fatally knifed multiple times on July 20 outside the Park Street MBTA Station on Boston Common in the area of 121 Tremont Street, officials said.

Earlier that day, officers had responded to a report of a woman stabbed.When they arrived at the scene around 11:43 pm, Sheppard was found in dire condition with numerous stab wounds.

She was taken to the hospital, but died two days later from her injuries she sustained in the heinous attack.

Boston Police Department PIO and Sargent Detective John Boyle told DailyMail.com on Friday that ‘no arrests have been made yet and that it is an ‘active investigation.’

‘We are urging anyone with information to contact us,’ he said. 

Jazreanna Sheppard was fatally stabbed outside a downtown Boston train station last month. She would have turned 22 on August 12 and leaves behind a two-year-old son (pictured)

Jazreanna Sheppard was fatally stabbed outside a downtown Boston train station last month.She would have turned 22 on August 12 and leaves behind a two-year-old son (pictured) 

The outside of  Boston-Park Street MBTA Station near Boston Common on Tremont Street where the deadly incident took place

The outside of  Boston-Park Street MBTA Station near Boston Common on Tremont Street where the deadly incident took place 

A close-up of the train station where the young mother lost her life near Boston Common

A close-up of the train station where the young mother lost her life near Boston Common 

Sheppard was described by family as a ‘wonderful sister, mother and friend, who touched the lives of those around her.’

The young mother, who would have turned 22 on August 12, leaves behind a two-year-old son.  

Sheppard was working in security and concierge services for high-end apartment buildings around the Boston area, the news outlet reported.

She was working towards getting a job with UPS where her mother has worked as a supervisor for more than a decade. 

Sheppard’s friends and family also told that she was thinking about a career in nursing.

Madeline Gonzalex, 45, the victim’s grief-stricken mother, said her daughter ‘always had her heart open to everybody.She was very kind … straight-A student — very, very smart.’

Kristian Valdes-Gonzalez, 25, Sheppard’s brother, flew from Florida to Boston the day after he learned the horrifying news, reported.

He described his younger sibling as devoted to her 2-year-old son. ‘She was always playing with her son, either at the beach or at the park,’ he told the news outlet.

Jazreanna Sheppard, 21, was fatally knifed multiple times on July 20 outside the Park Street MBTA Station on Boston Common in the area of 121 Tremont Street, officials said

Jazreanna Sheppard, 21, was fatally knifed multiple times on July 20 outside the Park Street MBTA Station on Boston Common in the area of 121 Tremont Street, officials said

The young mother was described by family as a 'wonderful sister, mother and friend, who touched the lives of those around her'

The young mother was described by family as a ‘wonderful sister, mother and friend, who touched the lives of th

She called Sheppard ‘caring and inspiring,’ and said that her death is ‘a great loss for family and friends.’

‘On July 20th, 2023 our beloved Jazreanna was murdered in the area of downtown Boston at Park Street Station after being violently attacked by individuals,’ Ramos wrote.

‘The Family decided to donate her organs to heroically save the lives of others,’ she said.

‘We are all devastated by Jazreanna’s loss and were not prepared for the high cost of a funeral ny limousine serviceny limousine service. We want to give Jaz the memorial she deserves to honor her memory and say our last goodbyes.’

As of Friday afternoon, more than $3,600 has been raised towards their goal of $15,000. 

The Boston Police Department is asking anyone with information to call 617-343-4470. For those who wish to remain anonymous, tips can be left by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS, or by texting ‘TIP’ to 27463. 

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