May30

Roman Guilty of Murder, Sentenced to Life in Prison

May 30, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508 368-7241   WORCESTER – David E. Roman was sentenced to life in prison today after a Superior Court jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2015 stabbing and slashing death of a 59-year-old Southbridge man, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. […]

May25

Man Sentenced to Prison after Pleading Guilty to Arson

May 25, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Kevin Crozier was sentenced to 6 years to 6 years and a day in state prison after pleading guilty today to his part in burning a home in Worcester on New Year’s Day, 2015, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, […]

May16

Man Sentenced to Prison after Pleading Guilty to 17 Charges

May 16, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Gregory Lewis was sentenced to 10 to 12 years in state prison after pleading guilty yesterday to an array of charges stemming from incidents in Southbridge in 2014, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Lewis, 30, of Southbridge was […]

May11

Worcester Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

May 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565              WORCESTER – Jose Lora, found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of David Luyando, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr.             Judge Paul D. Wilson imposed the […]

May10

Worcester Man Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder

May 10, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 508-368-7252 or 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – A Superior Court jury found Jose Lora guilty of first-degree murder today in the shooting death of David Luyando, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Lora, 24, of Worcester, was charged with shooting 22-year-old Luyando in Hope […]

May10

Holden Man Sentenced in Murder of His Brother

May 10, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Jarvey 508 368-7241              WORCESTER – Michael Dowjat was sentenced to life in prison today after a Superior Court jury found him guilty last month of second-degree murder in the 2014 slaying his brother, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Judge Daniel M. […]

Apr11

Two Arraigned on Charges Associated with Death of Child

April 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565  FITCHBURG – The parents of a 6-year-old girl found unresponsive yesterday afternoon in a Stoneybrook Road home were arraigned today on abuse charges in Fitchburg District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The girl was pronounced dead at UMass-Memorial-HealthAlliance in […]

Apr06

Holden Man Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

April 6, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – A Superior Court jury found Michael Dowjat guilty of murder in the second degree today in the killing of his brother in 2014, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. The jury deliberated for 13 hours over three days before […]

Apr04

DA Early Supports Compromise Criminal Justice Bill

For Immediate Release  April 4, 2018 Contact: Lindsay Corcoran 774-670-8811 WORCESTER – Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. offered his support for a criminal justice reform package that was approved by the State Legislature today. Several provisions in the bill have been championed by Mr. Early for years, including expanding diversion programs for […]

Mar23

Webster Man Indicted for Murder of His Girlfriend

March 23, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 WORCESTER – Joseph Kenadek was indicted today by a Worcester County Grand Jury for 2nd degree murder in the death of his girlfriend in Webster last April, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. Brenda L. Hatheway, 43, of 8 Harris St., […]