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Vadym Misiruk charged with murder of 17-year-old Nazar Tkach

WESTFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – A 19-year-old man was held without the right to bail on a murder charge in connection with the death of a 17-year-old whose body was found in Stanley Park Thursday night.

Hampden County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Jim Leydon told 22News, 19-year-old Vadym Misiruk of Westfield is being charged with murder for his alleged involvement in the homicide of 17-year-old Nazar Tkach of Southwick.

Misiruk entered a not guilty plea in Westfield District Court Friday morning is scheduled to be in court again on October 4.


MUGSHOT: Vadym Misiruk

(Photo: Hampden County District Attorney’s Office)

The victim’s body was discovered around 3:30 p.m Thursday in the park, located at 400 Western Ave., near the Kensington Ave. entrance. The area was blocked off for most of the day and evening but has since reopened.

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