Orange gentleman, 29, arrested for allegedly stabbing 71-yr-old woman

A 29-year-aged man was arraigned Tuesday soon after allegedly stabbing a 71-calendar year-previous lady in her house in Orange Monday afternoon, according to the Northwestern district attorney.

The female, who was not discovered, was taken to a Worcester hospital and is anticipated to survive, Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan explained in a assertion on Tuesday.

James Gonzalez, who life in Orange, was arraigned in Orange District Court Tuesday, the district attorney claimed in a second statement introduced Tuesday evening.

Gonzalez was not physically existing through the arraignment owing to issues connected to his competency and considerations about COVID-19, the assertion claimed.

He was purchased dedicated to Bridgewater Condition Medical center for even more evaluation about competency and prison accountability, the assertion explained.

“The defendant is held without appropriate to bail and the Commonwealth has reserved the appropriate to argue for 58A detention when he is returned to courtroom,” the assertion reported.

The motive for the assault was underneath investigation.

His subsequent court docket day is scheduled for Feb. 12, the statement stated.

Gonzalez faces prices including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person about 60, armed assault to murder a man or woman around 60, assault and battery with a hazardous weapon leading to significant bodily personal injury, the assertion explained.


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