- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - The second suspect in a gruesome double homicide inside a Massachusetts home has been held without bail.

Not guilty pleas to two counts of first-degree murder were entered on behalf of Wes Doughty (DOW’-dee) at his arraignment Tuesday.

The 39-year-old Doughty is a suspect in the Feb. 18 killings of Mark Greenlaw and Jennifer O’Connor, whose bodies were found inside a home in Peabody, about 15 miles north of Boston. Greenlaw had been shot in the head while O’Connor had been stabbed in the neck and torso.

Doughty is also suspected of carjacking a man and fleeing to South Carolina, where he was caught Friday.

Doughty’s lawyer said only the state’s version of events has been made public, and he expects more facts to come out.

Another suspect previously pleaded not guilty.


This story has been corrected to show that O’Connor died from stab wounds to neck and torso, not neck and head as authorities originally said.



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