Man charged with murdering woman in her South Boston home; motive unknown

Boston police have arrested a man and charged him with killing a 33-year-old woman who was found dead inside her home at East Fourth Street in South Boston Wednesday night.

Martin Jiminez is to be arraigned today in South Boston Municipal Court and is charged with murdering the woman, according to Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office.

The woman’s name is currently being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Police said they responded to East Fourth Street shortly before 6 p.m. to conduct a well-being check on the woman. When they arrived, they found her body inside and launched a homicide investigation.

No further information was immediately available.