DA: Fairhaven woman's death a homicide - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

DA: Fairhaven woman's death a homicide

Posted: Updated:

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a 69-year-old Fairhaven woman is being investigated as a homicide.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday that Joyce Howland was found dead at her home late Tuesday morning. Police said a friend who went to check on Howland after being unable to reach her discovered her body and called police.

The prosecutor's office said a preliminary investigation and autopsy led them to consider Howland's death a homicide.

No further details were released.

Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices