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Man dies after assault at Templeton center

October 3, 2013

TEMPLETON, Mass. (AP) — A former Worcester man is facing charges in connection with the death of a developmentally disabled Athol man after an assault at a state-run center for the mentally disabled in Templeton.

Anthony Remillard was ordered held without bail and ordered to undergo a competency evaluation at his arraignment Wednesday in Gardner District Court on a charge of assault and battery on a disabled person with serious bodily injury. A not guilty plea was entered.

A spokesman for the Worcester district attorney’s office tells The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/GAFroQ ) the 22-year-old Remillard is accused of assaulting 64-year-old Dennis Perry, who died last Friday at the hospital. The alleged assault occurred Sept. 16 at the Templeton Developmental Center.

Remillard was picked up from the residential program Wednesday.


Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), http://www.telegram.com

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