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Suspect in Clinton Homicide Found Dead in Prison Hospital

The Department of Correction says Dean Valchuis was pronounced dead at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Correctional Unit in Boston

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    Clinton Homicide Suspect Arraigned

    Dean Valchuis, 47, is accused of beating 58-year-old Roger Bemis to death in his Clinton home on the night of the Super Bowl.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 11, 2019)

    A suspect in a Massachusetts homicide has been found dead in his prison hospital room of an apparent suicide.

    The Telegram & Gazette reports that Dean Valchuis, of Berlin, was in state custody awaiting trial in connection with the death of 58-year-old Roger Bemis, of Clinton, in February.

    The Department of Correction says Valchuis was pronounced dead early Thursday at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Correctional Unit in Boston.

    He was found unresponsive in his bed with a ligature around his neck.

    Berlin Man Charged in Death of Man at Housing Authority

    [NECN] Berlin Man Charged in Death of Man at Housing Authority

    Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early provided details on a murder that took place Thursday night at a housing authority complex in Clinton, Massachusetts.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 8, 2019)

    Valchius was being treated for injuries he sustained after falling from a tree stand.

    Police found Valchuis in his backyard with serious injuries after they went to his home to arrest him.

    The Suffolk district attorney's office is investigating Valchuis' death.

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