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Nate Fujita cries after Lauren Astley's mother takes the stand, Feb. 28, 2013.

Astley’s Mother Recalls Confronting Fujita At Party Month Before Murder

The prosecution wrapped up it’s case Thursday against Nate Fujita, the Wayland man on trial for murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Lauren Astley.

02/28/2013

Nate Fujita at his trial in Middlesex Superior Court.

Co-Workers Say Wayland Teen Murder Victim Afraid, Concerned About Fujita

Lauren Astley’s co-workers say she talked about being afraid the night she left work to meet with her ex-boyfriend, Nate Fujita. That was the last time they ever saw her.

02/14/2013

Nate Fujita in court February 13, 2013.

Keller @ Large: Fujita Insanity Defense Likely Won’t Work

If Nate Fujita was in the long-term grip of mental disorders that overwhelmed him, that’s one thing. But his lawyer has a very high mountain to climb to prove it.

02/14/2013

Lauren Astley and Nate Fujita

Jury Selection To Start In Wayland Teen Murder Trial

The trial of a Wayland man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend is scheduled to get started.

02/11/2013

Lauren Astley and Nate Fujita

Trial Date Set In Wayland Teen Murder Case

A Wayland teenager accused of killing his former girlfriend and leaving her body in a marshy area of town will go on trial in about a year.

10/13/2011

Lauren Astley and Nate Fujita

Accused Wayland Teen Killer Pleads Not Guilty

A Wayland teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and disposing of her body in a marshy area of town pleaded not guilty Tuesday.

08/23/2011

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Signs Missed In Murder Of Young Woman In Wayland?

“Why?” It’s the question friends, family members and neighbors in Wayland have as they mourn the death of 18-year-old Lauren Astley.

07/06/2011

Lauren Astley and Nate Fujita

Wayland Police Arrest Young Man In Ex-Girlfriend’s Murder

18-year-old Nathaniel Fujita was ordered held without bail Tuesday, charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, 18-year-old Lauren Astley over the weekend.

07/05/2011

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Wayland Teen’s Alleged Strangling “An Intimate Way Of Killing Somebody”

What could cause 18-year-old Nathaniel Fujita, college-bound and without a prior criminal record, to allegedly murder 18-year-old Lauren Astley?

07/05/2011

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YouTube Video Shows Wayland Victim Interviewing Suspect’s Musician Dad

A video posted on YouTube shows a friendly relationship between Wayland victim Lauren Astley and the suspect’s dad, Tomo Fujita.

07/05/2011