Woman Found Dead; Suspect Arrested

July 23, 2017

July 23, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565

LEOMINSTER-– A woman was found dead in a State Street apartment early this morning and her boyfriend was arrested and charged with murder, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

The woman, who was visiting 25 State St., Apt. C, was declared dead at the scene by a paramedic. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has accepted the case and will determine the cause and manner of death. The victim’s name is being withheld until her family is notified.

Leominster Police, Fire and Medstar ambulance responded to that address after a 911 call.

Jorge Cortes, 58, of 25 State St., Apt. C, was arrested and charged with murder. He will be arraigned tomorrow in Leominster District Court.

State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Leominster Police are investigating. State Police Crime Scene Services are assisting.