Statement from Colonel Kerry Gilpin on Homicides in Weymouth

Massachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin released the following statement regarding this morning’s homicides of Officer Chesna and a bystander in Weymouth

“On behalf of the Massachusetts State Police I offer our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Chesna, the family of the Weymouth woman who was also killed, and the Weymouth Police Department. The State Police Detective Unit for Norfolk County, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and the State Police Ballistics Section, and our State Police Crime Lab will work tirelessly alongside District Attorney Morrissey and the Weymouth Police Department to speak for these two victims by holding the defendant accountable for these horrific crimes.”

—Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin
Superintendent
Massachusetts State Police