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Goparian Arraigned for Murder

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241

WORCESTER — A 39-year-old Worcester man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Webster woman whose body was found in a burning car off Swan Avenue last November, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

Donovan Goparian of 11 Arbor Vitae St. was ordered held without bail after being arraigned before Judge Michele Ouimet-Rooke today in Central District Court.

The defendant was charged last month with witness intimidation in relation to the investigation into the death of Marie R. Martin, 35. He has been held on $200,000 bail on that case.

The judge continued both matters to Aug. 19.