Foley Indicted for Murder in Death of Sterling Woman

December 11, 2018

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 Joseph D. Early Jr.

Mr. Foley, 57, of 76 Shady Lane, Northborough, had been charged with murder in district court in August in the death of Cynthia Webb, 59, whose body was found on Dec. 12, 2017. He is being held without bail.

The cause of Ms. Webb’s death is listed as homicidal violence of unknown etiology and the manner is homicide by assault.

Yesterday’s indictment moves the case to Worcester Superior Court where Mr. Foley will be arraigned anew at a future date.

Assistant District Attorney Brett F. Dillon is prosecuting the case. Worcester Police continue to investigate the homicide.