A 30-year-old woman accused of a deadly stabbing on Boston Common over the summer was ordered held without bail after entering a not-guilty plea at her arraignment Monday in Suffolk Superior Court.
Over the weekend, BPD arrested Alyssa Partsch, of Dorchester – wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder in the death of Jazreanna Sheppard, 21, of South Boston.
According to NBC10 Boston, Sheppard was with a friend in Boston Common near Brewer Fountain around 11:30 on July 20, and as they went to leave, they encountered Partsch. Witnesses allege that the two had never met in person, but they had engaged in “a series of social media exchanges” in which Partsch threatened Sheppard and was trying to lure her into a physical altercation.
Prosecutors stated that as Sheppard neared the Park Street T station Partsch approached her and could be seen on video stabbing Sheppard several times with a knife “about the face, head and torso.” Then Partsch fled the scene via the MBTA.