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Detectives Investigating Death in Spencer

October 11, 2012

October 11, 2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236

Or 508-688-5565

SPENCER — The death of a 20-year-old woman remains under investigation today, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

The body of Alyssa A. Haden of 14 Pleasant St. was discovered late yesterday morning in her apartment. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has accepted the case and will determine the cause and manner of death.

Steven D. West, 21, who lives at the same Pleasant Street address, was arrested late last night and charged with misleading a police investigation. He was arraigned before Judge Paul A. Losapio today in East Brookfield District Court and held on $100,000 bail. His case was continued to Nov. 12.

The death is being investigated by State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office, Spencer Police, State Police Chemists and State Police Crime Scene Services.