Police discovered a serious domestic assault after responding to a 911 hang-up early Thursday.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Josh Gray
Thursday, June 23, 2011
After responding to a second attempted murder call in less than a week, the Marlborough Police Department has a local man in custody. At approximately 4:45 a.m. this morning, state police returned a 911 hang-up call and heard a women crying in the background. Marlborough police officers were immediately dispatched to the scene. When police arrived at the 85 Broad St. address they found a domestic assault in progress and arrested Odiney Azevedo, 30, of 85 Broad St. Apt. 213, on charges of attempted murder and impeding an investigation through witness intimidation. "The victim had been strangled," said Detective Scott DeCiero. "She was transported to (Marlborough) Hospital." The witness intimidation charges stemmed from the suspect trying…
Late Saturday evening, police received a call from a woman who had been set on fire after a domestic argument.
State Police fielded a disturbing 911 phone call late Saturday evening, and the Marlborough Police Department, along with local rescue services, responded to the call in which a local woman claimed she had been set on fire by her boyfriend. Shortly after 11:30 p.m., police responded to 51 Liberty St. and found the victim had received second and third degree burns to her back, arms and hands, after her boyfriend intentionally poured a chemical accelerant on her during a domestic argument then proceeded to light her on fire, police said. The victim was treated at the scene and then transported to Umass Worcester with second and third degree burns. According to a press release from MPD, the investigation into the incident led police to …