DEDHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The man accused of killing his wife in Cohasset earlier this year was ordered held with bail Thursday.

Brian Walshe was in Norfolk Superior Court in Dedham Thursday morning. Walshe pled not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and misleading a police investigation in connection to the disappearance of his wife, Ana Walshe, who has not been seen since January 1st.

Shortly after Walshe pled not guilty, Norfolk Assistant District Attorney Greg Connor outlined new details from the investigation. In court, Conner said, “In December 2022, it had become evident that Mr. Walshe was suspecting his wife of having an affair.”

Walshe is accused of murdering his wife, then dismembering her and disposing of her body.
Investigators found surveillance video of a man resembling Walshe throwing what appeared to be heavy trash bags into a dumpster at an apartment complex not far from where he lived.
During a search of a trash processing facility, investigators found trash bags that contained a hatchet, hacksaw, towels, cleaning agents, and items belonging to his wife.