A manhunt continued Thursday for a Weymouth man needed in reference to the double murder of a Marshfield couple earlier this week.
Police discovered a canine useless inside the house at 75 Gotham Hill Dr., in Marshfield — the location of the homicides — late Thursday afternoon, Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz stated through Twitter. A veterinary follow-up is being carried out as a part of the continued investigation, he stated.
An arrest warrant issued Wednesday for suspect Christopher Keeley, 27, and different courtroom information had been hidden from the general public at Plymouth District Court after a decide allowed a choice to impound the fabric.
The seek for Keeley began Tuesday night time after they discovered married couple Carl Mattson and his spouse, Vicki Mattson, inside their Gotham Hill Drive house with “obvious signs of trauma” from being stabbed and bludgeoned. Police responded to the house for a well-being examine round 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, and the couple was shortly pronounced useless on scene.
The medical expert’s workplace continued working Thursday to find out an official reason for the deaths and after they occurred.
Keeley’s household obtained notification round 6:30 a.m. Wednesday that state police had been seeking to query Keely, often called “Crispy,” for his involvement within the incident, Attorney Kathleen Fay wrote in a press release to the media.
“The Mass State Police have been given the full cooperation of Mr. Keeley’s family,” Fay wrote. “The events that are alleged to have occurred are shocking and truly devastating to all involved. Our hearts go out to the entire Mattson family for their unspeakable loss.”
Keeley had been an “acquaintance” of the Mattsons, who had been each age 70, Cruz stated throughout a information convention Wednesday. He didn’t disclose how lengthy Keeley had identified the couple and particulars of their relationship. Vicki Mattson would have turned 71 years previous Wednesday.
“This does not appear to be a random act of violence,” Cruz stated. “This appears to be a targeted attack against these two individuals.”
Police recovered a black 2019 Jeep Wrangler that police sought in reference to the investigation Wednesday afternoon. The car was unoccupied when present in an Avon car parking zone, in response to the district legal professional’s workplace.
Keeley, who has blonde hair and blue eyes, might have modified his look by dying his hair crimson, Marshfield Police Chief Phillip A. Tavares stated throughout Wednesday’s information convention.
Keeley has a report of committing crimes previously, Cruz stated. In 2016, police charged him with unarmed theft and assault and battery after he and one other man allegedly assaulted and robbed a 21-year-old man with autism, in response to a number of information reviews.
Anyone with info is requested to contact State Police Tpr. Cali Gately at (774) 434-5999 or Det. Tim Chiappini at (774) 380-4289.