Brian Walshe Indicted for Allegedly Slaying Wife

Massachusetts man pleads not guilty
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 31, 2023 12:00 AM CDT
Brian Walshe Indicted for Allegedly Slaying Wife
Brian Walshe, right, listens during his arraignment Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Quincy District Court, in Quincy, Mass., on a charge of murdering his wife Ana Walshe. Not guilty pleas were entered on behalf of Walshe, 47.   (Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

Brian Walshe was indicted by a grand jury Thursday for allegedly killing his wife, Ana, at their Massachusetts home in January. Walshe, 48, pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, misleading a police investigation/obstruction of justice, and improper conveyance of a human body, WCVB reports. He faces life behind bars without the possibility of parole if convicted, Fox News reports.

Walshe claims he last saw his wife Jan. 1 when she left their home for Boston's Logan Airport to go on a work trip, but her employer reported her missing Jan. 4 when she hadn't shown up. Her body has not been found, but DNA evidence and personal items recovered at a transfer station led investigators to believe her husband killed and dismembered her, then discarded her remains. (He allegedly made chilling Google searches after she disappeared.)

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