Sep11

Three Infants Found Dead in Squalor

BLACKSTONE – Three infants were  found dead by State Police Detectives today in a squalid house at 23 St. Paul St., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The age and sex of the babies is unknown. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. […]

Sep04

DA Co-Sponsors Bullying Prevention Conference

For Immediate Release Media Contact: eenglander MARC Director Elizabeth Englander WORCESTER — The Office of the Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. and the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University will co-host a conference entitled “­­­­Training the Trainer, Bullying & Cyberbullying Prevention” on Thursday, Oct. 16. MARC director and founder Elizabeth […]

Aug14

Fellow Inmate Charged with Murder in Prison Death

August 14, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 CLINTON – A prisoner at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility has been charged with murder in the death this week of a 72-year-old fellow inmate, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Allan Erazo, 27, is expected to be arraigned tomorrow in […]

Aug13

Inmate Murdered at Souza- Baranowski Prison

August 13, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 LANCASTER – A 72-year-old inmate, serving a life sentence, was murdered Tuesday afternoon in the Souza- Baranowski Correctional Facility, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. William Sires, convicted of the 1973 murder of his mother in Pittsfield, was found […]

Aug04

4-Year-Old Dies in Blackstone Pond

August 3, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 BLACKSTONE – A 4-year-old boy, who had been pulled from from Lake Hiawatha shortly after 5 p.m. today, has died, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. The boy and his parents were visiting friends on St. Germaine Avenue. At […]

Jul13

Fisherman Found Dead in Pond

July 13, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565​​​​​​ NORTHBRIDGE — The body of a Worcester man was found this morning in Meadow Pond by some kayakers,Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced today. Jerzy Szydlik, 58, 92 Perry Ave., Apt. 1, Worcester was pronounced dead at the pond. The […]

Jun30

Man Dies after Dirt Bikes Collide

June 30, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 LUNENBURG – One man was killed and another injured when their dirt bikes collided Saturday afternoon on an unpaved access road near 1281 Lancaster Ave., according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Dwight Wheeler, 34, of 1281 Lancaster Ave. was thrown […]

Jun30

Holland Woman Killed in Webster Crash

June 30, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly (508) 368-7236 or Paul Jarvey (508) 368-7241 WEBSTER — A 61-year-old woman was killed Sunday when an SUV collided with the motorcycle she was a passenger on, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Patricia Riendeau of 33 Lake Shore Drive, Holland, was […]

Jun26

Holden Man Arrested for Killing His Brother

June 26,2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-688-5565 RUTLAND — A Holden man was arrested today and charged with the murder of his brother in Rutland earlier this month, according Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Michael S. Dowjat, 65, of 119 Lovell Road, Holden was arrested at his home shortly before […]

Jun25

Father Arrested After Leaving 1-year-old Alone

June 24, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Tim Connolly 508-368-7236 Or 508-688-5565 LANCASTER – A Lancaster man was arrested on two outstanding warrants today when local police arrived at his home to find a 1-year-old sitting in a highchair in an otherwise empty house, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. Robert […]