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Jan25

Barre Man Sentenced in Killing of his Great Uncle

January 25, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5568 WORCESTER — A Barre man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter earlier this week in the 2011 killing of his great uncle was sentenced today in Worcester Superior Court to 25 to 30 years in prison, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. […]

Jan08

DA Offers Grants for Schools’ Post-Prom, Post-Graduation Events

For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. is inviting local schools to apply for mini-grants to support post-prom and post-graduation events in an effort to keep students safe and prevent drunken driving crashes. These events, organized and overseen by adults, offer safe drug- and alcohol-free […]

Dec21

Enright Indicted for Murder in Westminster Man’s Death

December 21, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811   WORCESTER – A Worcester County grand jury handed up an indictment today charging Julia Enright with murder in the death of a 20-year-old Westminster man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Enright, 21, of Ashburnham, had been charged […]

Dec11

Foley Indicted for Murder in Death of Sterling Woman

Dec. 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WORCESTER — A Worcester County grand jury handed up an indictment yesterday charging Steven Foley with murder in the death of a Sterling woman whose body was found in the trunk of her burning car in Hope Cemetery, according to Worcester County District Attorney […]

Dec10

Paxton Man is Charged in Murder of His Brother

For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 EAST BROOKFIELD — A 24-year-old Paxton man, previously charged in an assault on family members in their home, was arraigned today for the murder of his 23-year-old brother, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Alexander Asia, 24, of 19 Monticello Drive, Paxton was scheduled […]

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 […]