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Authorities Searching for Suspect in Burlington Homicide

Arrest warrant issued this morning for Christopher Piantedosi.

The following is a release from Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone's office concerning :

Authorities have issued a BOLO (“Be on the look out”) for a man wanted in connection with last evening’s homicide in Burlington, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone and Burlington Police Chief Michael Kent informed the public today.

An arrest warrant was issued early this morning for Christopher Piantedosi, 39, of Methuen, for one count of murder.  Authorities are requesting assistance at this time from the public in locating the suspect.  He is expected to be driving a brown, four-door Honda Civic with Massachusetts license plate 581MC8.  The public is urged not to approach the suspect if they see him, who may be armed and dangerous, but rather are urged to contact your local police station with any information.  

According to authorities, at approximately 6:45pm, Burlington Police responded to 23 Forbes Avenue for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a female victim, evidencing obvious stab wounds.  The victim, identified as Kristen Pulisciano, 38, a resident of 23 Forbes Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Burlington Police and the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office launched an immediate investigation into the circumstances of the stabbing.  While the stabbing is not believed to have been at random, the investigation remains active and ongoing by Burlington PD and the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

Mike May 04, 2012 at 01:26 PM
Nothing bad ever happens in Burlington....right???
Roxxma May 04, 2012 at 01:51 PM
When was the last time there was a murder in Burlington? I grew up there and vaguely remember people talking about one in the late 1970s, but that's all I can recall.
Duke May 04, 2012 at 02:05 PM
1979
Mike May 04, 2012 at 02:11 PM
A body was found in 1978 off of Muller Rd, still unsolved
Burlington Resident May 04, 2012 at 03:44 PM
I recall one in the Building 19 ½ parking lot. Right next to the old police station. I think it was in the 80s.

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