GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A New York man who allegedly hopped a freight train to western Massachusetts after killing his mother and stepfather was in court in Greenfield on Monday.
Anthony Repp, 22, is accused of bludgeoning Michael Matala, and severely beating Cynthia Matala, during an attack at their home in Schagticoke, 60 miles northeast of Albany. Repp's stepfather died shortly afterward at a local hospital, while his mother died later.
Following the incident, Repp is believed to have hopped a freight train that ended up taking him to western Massachusetts. He was captured Friday morning in Deerfield, after someone called town police about a trespasser at the East Deerfield Rail Yard.
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According to Mary Carey of the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Repp was arraigned in Greenfield on charges of trespassing, misleading police, and being a fugitive from justice. He was ordered held without bail.
Carey says Repp has not waived rendition to New York, and will remain in jail until his next court hearing in Greenfield on August 8.