Thursday, December 15, 2011
Andover Police Chief Brian Pattullo called shooting an isolated act.
Andover Police Chief Brian Pattullo said the double murder of John and Geraldine Magee at 7 Orchard Crossing was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Pattulo said there are no suspects at this time and the couple’s 2008 Lexus was found burned on Prince Street in the North End Tuesday night. Police were called to the Orchard Crossing home at 9:18 a.m. Wednesday after the couple’s daughter found them dead in the first floor of their home. The chief declined comment on whether there was a struggle during the murders. He added there was not history of violence at the address. Pattullo said he may have more information on Thursday. John, 69, and Geraldine, 67, operated …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The couple's burned vehicle was reportedly found in the North End Tuesday night.
Two people have been shot and killed at 7 Orchard Crossing. Andover Police Chief Brian Pattullo said a call came in at 9:18 a.m. When police arrived, they found the bodies of two people -- a man and a woman -- in a room on the first floor. The home is owned by John and Geraldine Magee, who operate Advance Realty Co., out of the home. The couple developed the Orchard Crossing neighborhood. They also owned Magee Construction Company in Arlington, according to the Boston Business Journal. Bob Marcus, 80, who has lived a block away for 40 years, recalled that people had mixed feelings about the development when it was built. He described them as a quiet couple. "This doesn't happen in Andover very often and I hope it doesn't again," he said…
Andover Police Chief Brian Pattullo talks to reporters.
Andover Police Chief Brian Pattullo gave a brief press conference this morning about the Orchard Crossing murders.