One dead, two injured after homicide in Palmer

Hampden County

PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) – One person is dead and two are injured after an incident on Fox Street in Palmer Monday morning.

According to Hampden District Attorney’s Office spokesman Jim Leydon, Palmer Police were called to Fox Street around 8:08 a.m. and had to force entry into the residence after trying to enter the home from the front door, but was obstructed from doing so.

After entering, officers discovered that one person was dead and they were not able to render aid due to signs of death.

Leyden said officers then checked the home for additional victims or suspects and found two other individuals. One person was taken to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment and the other was taken for serious injuries.

The name of the victim who died is not being released until notification to the family.

The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office, the Palmer Police Department, and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office Murder Unit is investigating the homicide.

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