For Immediate Release
Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811
PAXTON – The death of a Worcester man whose body was found Saturday in the woods off of Asnebumskit Road in Paxton is being investigated as a homicide, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr.
The body of Ernest A. Appiah, 29, was discovered just before 7 a.m. on March 5 after a resident called 911 to report a body about 25 feet into the wooded area off the road.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Appiah’s death a homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office at 508-832-9124.
The investigation remains ongoing with the assistance of the Paxton Police Department. State Police Crime Scene Services and Crime Lab, State Police K-9 Unit, and the State Police Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) also assisted with the investigation.