Dec03

Body of Teen Found in Burned Home

December 3, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 MILLBURY — State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the death of a teenaged boy whose body was found at the scene of a fire on Saturday night at 26 Stone Road, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph […]

Dec03

Man Found Dead in Home; Brother Charged

Dec. 3, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 EAST BROOKFIELD — A 23-year-old Paxton man was found dead in his home late last night, and his older brother has been charged in connection with his injuries, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Innocent Asia was found dead in […]

Nov21

Locke Indicted in Murders of West Brookfield Family

WORCESTER — A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments today charging a Ware man with four counts of murder in the deaths of a mother and her three children in their West Brookfield home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Mathew Locke, 32, of 20 Eddy St., Ware was charged […]

Nov15

Armed Man Shot by Police Has Died

November 15, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 AUBURN — An armed New Hampshire man who was shot by Auburn police officers yesterday, has died, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Joseph Loughery, 59, of Dublin, N.H., was shot by police after he ignored repeated commands by the officers […]

Nov14

Gonzalez Arraigned on Murder Charge

Nov. 14, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 FITCHBURG — Wanda Liz Gonzalez was ordered held without bail after being arraigned on a murder charge this morning in last week’s stabbing death of a 34-year-old mother of three, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jennifer Narvaez-Colon was found […]

Nov07

Mother of Three Stabbed to Death in Fitchburg

Nov. 7, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 FITCHBURG — A 34-year-old mother of three died of apparent stab wounds and another woman has been charged in connection with her injuries, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Jennifer Narvaez-Colon was found in the street outside her home at […]

Oct05

DA’s Office Receives $860,000 to Fight Opioids

Oct. 5, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 WORCESTER –Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. announced today that his office has received two federal grants totaling $860,000 to investigate opioid overdose deaths as homicides and to divert those suffering from Substance Use Disorder into treatment. The Bureau of Justice Assistance approved […]

Sep21

Fitchburg Parents Indicted in Death of 6-year-old Girl

September 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — A Worcester County Grand Jury today handed up indictments charging Fitchburg parents in the death of their 6-year-old daughter in April after she was found unresponsive in the family home, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Shana Pedroso, 38, […]

Sep19

Barnes Sentenced to 8-10 Years in Prison

Sept. 18, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508 368-7241 WORCESTER – A 28-year-old former Fitchburg man was sentenced to 8-10 years in state prison today after being found guilty last week of a string of armed gas station robberies while masked, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. A Worcester […]

Sep18

Three Arraigned on Drug Charges

September 18, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER — Three of five people, arrested after a wiretap-aided investigation uncovered a drug dealing operation, were arraigned today in Worcester Superior Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The arrests were the culmination of a long investigation by the federal […]