0.6 min readBy Published On: December 26th, 2019Categories: News0 Comments on Woman and two children are dead after incident near Ruggles Station

During a press conference on Thursday afternoon, District Attorney Rachael Rollins revealed that the deaths of a mother and two children on Christmas were a double homicide/suicide.  

Erin Pascal, 40, of West Roxbury, leapt to her death after her two children, Allison, 4, and Andrew, 15 months, fell from the top of a garage near Ruggles Station.

The victims were found unconscious around 1:30pm on Wednesday.  According to Rollins these were the third, fourth and fifth suicide-related deaths at the garage this year.  The garage is owned by Northeastern University.

BPD encouraged anyone who saw what happened to contact investigators at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477). He also said witnesses, including police officers who responded to the scene, can seek counseling through the city’s trauma hotline, 617-431-0125.


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