Death of Man Found in Woods in Paxton Ruled a Homicide

The body of 29-year-old Ernest A. Appiah, of Worcester, was found in a wooded area of Asnebumskit Road in Paxton Saturday morning

Worcester News Tonight

Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in the woods in Paxton, Mass. Saturday and say his death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Worcester County District Attorney's Office confirmed the investigation off Asnebumskit Road Saturday. On Monday, the DA identified the victim as 29-year-old Ernest A. Appiah, a Worcester resident.



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Officials said Appiah's body was found around 7 a.m. Saturday. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide.

Massachusetts State Police detectives and the DA's office are investigating. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the DA's office at 508-832-9124.

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