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Feb22

Fredette Held Without Bail in 1994 Murder

WORCESTER — John R. Fredette of Saco, Maine, was ordered held without bail today after pleading not guilty to murder in the 1994 slaying of Kevin Harkins, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Fredette, 49, is the second suspect to be arraigned before Superior Court Judge Janet Kenton-Walker for the murder […]

Feb16

Two Held in 1994 Murder

WORCESTER — Two men are in custody in the murder of Kevin Harkins who was last seen on Feb. 15, 1994 when he was called away from a Chandler Street bar, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Elias Samia, 45, of 78 Arlington St., is being held without bail after being arraigned […]

Feb13

Douglas Man Arraigned in Wife’s Death

UXBRIDGE — The death of Lisa A. Stilkey was “a tragic case of domestic violence,” Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. said today in a press conference at Uxbridge District Court. Mrs. Stilkey, 44, was found outside the home she shared with her husband at 38 Gilboa St., Douglas, early Friday morning, having plunged […]

Feb10

State Police Detectives Probe Death in Douglas

DOUGLAS — A 44-year-old woman, found severely injured outside her home early today, has died, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Lisa A. Stilkey of 38 Gilboa St. was transported by ambulance to the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester where she was pronounced dead. The Office of the Chief Medical […]

Feb03

Northborough Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

NORTHBOROUGH — A 28-year-old man is facing several child pornography charges today after an investigation by State Police Detectives and Northborough Police, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Joshua Lundberg of 19 Cold Harbor Drive was arrested last night and charged with two counts of possession of child pornography and two counts […]

Jan22

Man Dies After Snowmobile Mishap

DUDLEY – A Southbridge man died and two others survived after all three fell through the ice early last night while snowmobiling on New Pond, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Richard C. Redfield, 27, of 9 Rose St., Apt.3, Southbridge, was transported Hubbard Regional Hospital where he died. He had been […]

Jan20

Man Arraigned For Trying to Solicit Sex From Child

AUBURN — A 35-year-old Worcester man was arraigned today on charges stemming from his online soliciting of a 12-year-old girl for sex, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Said. Jeremy Taylor, 35, of 3 Meade Street Apt. 1, was charged with attempting to commit a crime (rape of child under 16), attempting to commit […]

Jan10

Fletcher Charged in 1986 Murder

WORCESTER — Christopher Fletcher, 50, has been charged with the 1986 murder of Peggy Sue Calvillo, the result of dogged work by investigators and advances in forensic science, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. “Detectives should be praised for keeping this decades-old case alive and helping to provide justice and closure to […]