Investigators found a bone fragment on a hacksaw that authorities say accused assassin Brian Walshe tossed within the trash after allegedly killing and dismembering his spouse, Ana, in keeping with court docket paperwork.
Showing in Norfolk Superior Courtroom on Thursday, Walshe, 47, pleaded not responsible to first-degree homicide, deceptive police, obstruction of justice, and improper conveyance of a human physique.
Though a physique has not been recovered, police say they’ve unearthed a slew of proof linking Walshe, an artwork seller and father of three, to his 39-year-old spouse’s loss of life and disappearance.
Together with the bone fragment, authorities additionally discovered items of clothes and jewellery that Walshe mentioned his spouse wore when she left their residence New 12 months’s Day, her vaccination card, and Volkswagen keys from a dumpster close to his mother’s residence in Swampscott, Mass., in keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by Fox Information.
Damning images launched this week additionally present Walshe shopping for a hacksaw together with a bevy of cleansing provides hours after his spouse mysteriously disappeared, in keeping with a prosecutors’ assertion within the case.
One other picture reveals Walshe tossing what seems to be a heavy trash bag right into a dumpster exterior a Massachusetts residence.
Prosecutors allege that Walshe killed his profitable actual property agent spouse, who labored throughout the week in Washington, DC, after discovering that she was having an affair — which he discovered from a personal investigator who was employed to observe her.
The protection claims that there was no affair and that Walshe’s mom had employed the personal investigator to tail Ana.