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 […]

Apr05

Woman Murdered in Shrewsbury; Husband Held

SHREWSBURY – An elderly woman was killed today in her home at 32 F Shrewsbury Green and her elderly husband was arrested and charged with murder, according to Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Yuee Zhou was pronounced dead shortly after 4:30 p.m. by emergency medical technicians. She was found on the floor of a […]

Apr03

Found Body Presumed to be Missing Worcester Man

WORCESTER — Police discovered the body presumed to be that of a 19-year-old Worcester man today in Providence, R.I., not far from the apartment of the two suspects charged in his disappearance, according Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. It is believed that Joseph P. Webster of 104 Brattle St., Worcester, reported missing by […]

Mar22

Two Arrested in Case of Missing Worcester Man

NORTHBOROUGH — Two people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a Worcester man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. James Howze, 19, of 37 Harvard Avenue, Providence, R.I. and Lara Corey, 22, of 27 Boston Turnpike Road, Westborough were arrested in Colonie, N.Y. last night on fugitive from justice […]

Mar21

Third Suspect Charged in 1994 Murder

WORCESTER — Convicted drug dealer Matteo Trotto was arraigned this afternoon in Worcester Superior Court for the 1994 murder of Kevin Harkins, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mr. Trotto, 46, who is serving a sentence in Norfolk State Prison, is the third suspect charged with the murder of Mr. Harkins. Mr. […]

Mar05

Three Men Charged in Fitchburg Murder

FITCHBURG — A father and son were held on $500,000 cash bail today after being charged with the murder of a California man whose body was found Aug. 19 in a sand pit near Fitchburg Airport, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Reinaldo Andino-Colon, 53, and Reinaldo Andino-Benitez, 23, both of 174 […]

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 […]