PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A North Adams woman will be arraigned in Berkshire Superior Court next week for the murder of her grandmother.

According to the Berkshire District Attorney’s office, Kelsie Cote, age 26, was arrested on November 4, 2022 for the murder of her 74-year-old grandmother, Doris Cote. Cote is charged with:

  • Murder in the first degree
  • Assault with intent to murder a person over 60  
  • Evidence tampering
  • Two counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon of a person over 60

The offense occurred on or about October 31st to November 1st of 2022 at the elder woman’s home on Church Street in North Adams.

Cote is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court on Thursday, May 18. She was originally arraigned in Northern Berkshire District Court where she pleaded not guilty to the charges.