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Dec23

DA Early Clears 31-year-old Gardner Murder Case

December 23, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508-735-2981   WORCESTER – DNA evidence from a 1983 murder in Gardner has led the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office to report an exceptional clearance of the case, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Through […]

Dec16

Mother Indicted for Murder; Boyfriend Faces Abuse Charges

December 16, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Blackstone woman was indicted on two counts of murder today in connection with the deaths of two infants whose remains were found in a closet of her home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Her boyfriend […]

Dec02

Fletcher Pleads Guilty to 1986 Murder

Dec. 2, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — Christopher R. Fletcher, 53, pleaded guilty today in Worcester Superior Court to murdering a Fitchburg woman in 1986, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Fletcher, who is already serving a life sentence […]

Nov03

DA Early Warns of Scams

Oct. 30, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 WORCESTER – Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. is warning citizens of a pair of scams aimed at getting money or personal financial information from unsuspecting victims. Both scams have recently targeted residents of Worcester County. One scam, aimed […]

Oct30

Victim in Holden Fire is Identified

October 30, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 HOLDEN – The victim discovered after a Sunday afternoon fire in the home at 18 Farragut Way has been identified, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The body of Raj V. Pathi, 63, who lived at that address, was […]

Oct30

Samia Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Oct. 30, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A Superior Court jury today found Elias Samia guilty of first-degree murder in the 1994 slaying of Kevin Harkins, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Samia, 48, is the third person found […]

Oct29

Southbridge Fugitive Faces Multiple Indictments

October 29, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565​ WORCESTER – A Southbridge man, captured in upstate New York after a nationwide crime spree, has been indicted by a Worcester County Grand Jury, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Gregory J. Lewis, 26, of 113 Brentwood Drive, Southbridge has […]