Police investigate Princeton woman's death as homicide
PRINCETON, Mass. -- Police say a woman fell through a window in her home and died early Tuesday morning. Now officers are investigating the incident as a homicide.
Police said 65-year-old Kathleen Desilets, wife of a prominent dentist in Worcester, fell to her death. The circumstances around her death are unclear. Detectives are focusing their investigation on a third-story window at the victim’s Princeton home.
Kathleen Desilets lived with her husband but it was unclear if he was home at the time of the incident.
Police were called to the three-story shingled home around 3 a.m. Tuesday. They found the woman on the ground badly injured. Neighbors were shocked to see so much activity in their normally quiet neighborhood.
“I woke up at 3:30 this morning and there was some…strobe lights coming through the bedroom window. I opened up the shutter and I looked out and there was six -- five, six police vehicles out basically in front of the house,” said Gary Braunhardt, a neighbor.
Emergency personnel rushed the victim to the UMass Memorial Medical Center for treatment, but there was nothing doctors could do.
State police obtained a search warrant on Tuesday afternoon to go inside the home and investigate.
7News was told that the medical examiner plans to conduct an autopsy.
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