Essex County District Attorney

No Foul Play Suspected After Woman Found Dead On Plum IslandPeople walking the beach discovered the body Sunday morning and notified Newbury police.
Woman Found Dead On Plum IslandThe discovery was made Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the Essex County District Attorney said.
Man Charged With Peabody Murder Claims He Was Protecting GranddaughterA Peabody man appeared in court Tuesday to face a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his longtime girlfriend.
DA: Court Officer Accused Of Rape Ordered Coworker To Destroy PhoneJose Martinez was arrested last week for allegedly raping a shackled inmate, and on Wednesday he was in court again accused of witness intimidation.
Student-On-Student Sex Assault Alleged At Ipswich Elementary SchoolThe superintendent of Winthrop Elementary School said that one student allegedly assaulted another student.
DA Reviewing Officer-Involved Shooting In LawrenceThe Essex County District Attorney's office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Lawrence early Saturday morning.
Family Disputes Findings In N. Andover Traffic Stop DeathThe family of a Massachusetts man who died in police custody after he was stopped at a sobriety checkpoint a year ago has rejected official findings that officers did not use excessive force.