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    75-Year-Old Man Held Without Bail in Death of Wife
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    Jonathan Kastberg at his arraignment on July 2, 2018.

    A 75-year-old Massachusetts man was held without bail Monday in the death of his wife.

    Prosecutors say Jonathan Kastberg, of Holland, was arraigned in Palmer District Court on a murder charge and a violation of an abuse prevention order.

    The Hampden district attorney says police responded to his Brimfield Road home at about 5:45 p.m. Friday after getting a 911 call about a possible homicide.

    There, officers found the body of 60-year-old Janet Kastberg. She was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

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    Jonathan Kastberg was immediately taken into custody.

    The cause of death was not immediately disclosed.

    It could not be determined if Jonathan Kastberg had a lawyer. He's due back in court for a hearing Aug. 1.

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