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Sep30

Jasper Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Sept. 30, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A Worcester Superior Court jury today found Peter M. Jasper guilty of first-degree murder in the 2014 shotgun slaying of his cousin in the parking lot of a local bar, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Jasper, 49, […]

Sep30

Inmate Sentenced to 18-20 Years in Attack on Prison Employee

September 30, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 WORCESTER – A Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility inmate was sentenced to an additional 18 to 20 years in prison for a 2014 attack on a prison employee, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Derek Cryer, 37, pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges […]

Sep29

Brown Found Guilty of Murder

Sept. 29, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A Worcester Superior Court jury today found Dinkue Brown guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Luis R. Rodriguez in Fitchburg, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Brown, 30, of 33 Adams St., Fitchburg, devised […]

Sep26

Woman Dies in Fitchburg Fire

September 26, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 Or Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 FITCHBURG – A 53-year-old woman died after Fitchburg firefighters pulled her from her burning home at 71 Cottage St. this morning, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Cheryl L. Cutting was pronounced dead at 8:33 a.m. at […]

Sep26

Five-year-old Dies in Car Accident in Grafton

September 25, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 GRAFTON – A 5-year-old boy was killed today in a car accident near his home on Samuel Drive, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The boy was hit by a car at about 3:52 p.m. Neither the boy nor the driver […]

Sep21

Video of Spencer Community Forum on the Opioid Crisis

Spencer Cable Access filmed the community forum on the opioid crisis sponsored by my office and held at David Prouty High School on Sept. 14, 2016.

Sep20

Webster Man Struck by Police Cruiser

September 19, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 WEBSTER – A man was hospitalized last night after he was hit by a police cruiser, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jai Hylton, 18, of 10 Prospect St. was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester where […]