Jun04

Man Dies in Spencer Apartment Fire

June 2, 2012 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241 or 508 735-2981 SPENCER — A 57-year-old Spencer man and native of Poland was believed to have died this morning in a fire at his apartment, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. A body believed to be that of of Zbigniew Waisk of […]

May17

Upton Teen Dies After Fall From Ski Lift

SHREWSBURY — The teen-aged boy who died last night after falling from a ski lift at the SkiWard Ski Area, has been identified as John Street, 18, of 5 Kensington Lane in Upton, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The preliminary investigation shows Mr. Street was training with teammates from the Nipmuc […]

May16

Update on Westborough Death

May 14, 2012 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 0r 508-688-5565 Update on Westborough Death WESTBOROUGH – The four year-old boy, who died Sunday after falling into a swimming pool at an apartment complex on East Main Street, pushed out a screened window and walked away from his family’s first floor apartment, according to […]

May14

2011 Press Release Archive

Death of Sturbridge Woman Not Suspicious December 27, 2011 STURBRIDGE — The death of a 44-year-old Sturbridge woman, whose body was found this afternoon on the median of  I-84, does not appear suspicious or the result of being struck by a vehicle, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The woman’s body was […]

May13

2010 Press Release Archive

Fitchburg Man Guilty of Assaulting Lunenburg Officer December 15, 2010 WORCESTER — Kevin Baldwin, 25, 230 Mechanic St., Fitchburg was found guilty last week of assaulting a Lunenburg police officer and resisting arrest after a jury trial in Central District Court. Lunenburg Police Officer Omar Connor who tried to arrest Baldwin on May 5 suffered serious […]

May12

2009 Press Release Archive

Armed Man Shot by Leominster Police December 25, 2009 LEOMINSTER — A man who left UMass- Memorial Health Alliance today was shot by police after he accosted officers with a knife, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The man, whose identity will not be released at this time, was still in surgery at UMass-Memorial Worcester […]

May11

2008 Press Release Archive

Framingham Teen Charged in Southbourough Fatal Crash December 17, 2008 SOUTHBOROUGH – A teenaged driver will be arraigned today in Westborough District Court on charges connected to a car crash on Southville Road that killed one teenager and critically injured another man earlier this month, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Ian M. […]

May09

2007 Press Release Archive

District Attorney, Police Chief Disappointed in Parole Decision December 4, 2007 Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. expressed disappointment today that the Massachusetts Parole Board granted parole December 4, 2007 to Edgar Bowser, convicted of second-degree murder for the 1975 shooting murder of Shrewsbury Police Officer James Lonchiadis. District Attorney Early appeared personally […]

May09

Red Sox Announcer Dies in One-Car Crash

STURBRIDGE — A 59-year-old Holland man died in a one-car crash on Holland Road this afternoon, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Carleton Beane, the public address announcer at Fenway Park, was pronounced dead at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge a short time after the crash. Golfers from nearby Hemlock Ridge Golf Course called […]

Apr05

Rhode Island Pair Arraigned on Murder Charges

WESTBOROUGH — Two Rhode Island residents are being held without bail after being arraigned today in Westborough District Court for murder in the death of a 19-year-old Worcester man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Lara Cori, 22, and James Howze, 19, both of 37 Harvard Ave., Providence, RI, are charged with […]