Shrewsbury man arrested for alleged assault on elderly mother
A Shrewsbury man, charged in the beating of his 83-year-old mother, was held without bail today in Westboro District Court, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.
Sean C. Connolly, 44, of 30 Cross St., Shrewsbury was charged with assault and battery on a person over 60 with injury and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (knife). Judge Robert B. Calagione continued the case to Dec. 21.
The victim, Paula H. Connolly of the same address, was transported to the University of Massachusetts-Memorial Hospital, University Campus in Worcester. She was suffering from multiple injuries.
Shrewsbury Police were dispatched to 30 Cross St., at 10:43 p.m. Monday for a report of an assault on an elderly female. Police found the victim with a bloody face and hands. After questioning the victim’s son, police arrested him.
The case remains under investigation by the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and Shrewsbury Police.
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