Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Alexander Callahan, 25, of West Roxbury, was killed while serving a one-year sentence for assault in the Suffolk County House of Corrections at South Bay.
A Suffolk County Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted a South Boston man for allegedly murdering an inmate from West Roxbury. Leslie Jurczuk, 51, was indicted on second-degree murder charges for the Dec. 2, 2012 homicide of Alexander Callahan, 25, of West Roxbury, according to a press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Both men were serving sentences at the Suffolk County House of Corrections at South Bay, Jurczuk was serving a two-and-a-half-year term for domestic assault and battery, while Callahan was serving one year for assault. After a three-month investigation, evidence suggests Jurczuk and Callahan were involved in a physical altercation inside the cell they shared in Unit 42 – a low-security unit within the …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
In lieu of Flowers donations can be sent to the Cochlear Implant Program at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Obituary from Robert J. Lawlor & Crosby Funeral Home. Dear Friends and Family, It is with heavy hearts and complete sadness that our son Alexander Callahan passed away on December 2, 2012. It was unexpected and a tragic ending to his young life. We will be honoring him with a Mass to be held at Saint Theresa Church at 10:00 AM on Monday December 10, 2012 at 2078 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132 Relatives and friends may visit on Sunday 4 to 8 PM at Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre Street in West Roxbury on Sunday, December 9th from 4pm to 8pm. In lieu of Flowers donations can be sent to the Cochlear Implant Program at Children’s Hospital Boston. Checks made payable to Boston Children's Hospital at Children’s …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Alexander Callahan, 25, was killed on Sunday at the South Bay House of Correction in altercation with another inmate.
The Sunday death of a West Roxbury man who was a prisoner at the South Bay House of Correction is being investigated. "(Alexander Callahan) was from West Roxbury. His death is under investigation by Suffolk (County District Attorney) prosecutors and Boston Police. No charges have been brought as of (Dec. 5)," said Jake Wark, spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Attorney's office to Patch. Alexander Callahan, 25, was killed in an altercation with another convict while in prison. Callahan was serving time for cocaine possession from charges in June that Patch wrote about, as well as assault and battery. According to the Boston Herald, Callahan had a lengthy rap sheet including 14 convictions for drug, assault and weapon charges. …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Alexander Callahan of West Roxbury was killed by another convict in the South Bay House of Correction.
A West Roxbury man was killed by another convict while in prison at the South Bay House of Correction. Alexander Callahan, 25, was involved on Sunday with an "altercation with another inmate” according to the Boston Herald. Callahan was serving time for cocaine possession from charges in June that Patch wrote about, as well as assault and battery. A Suffolk County District Attorney spokesman said there is an ongoing investigation. Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral has chosen not to comment, according to the Herald. According to the Herald, Callahan had a lengthy rap sheet including 14 convictions for drug, assault and weapon charges. There were another nine charges still pending, out of a total 40 drug, robbery, assault and weapon …