Friday, April 6, 2012
The two men were accused in a 2009 killing of a Framingham man.
Once-accused killers Paul Moccia, 51 of Dedham, and Daniel Bradley, 50 of Westwood, maintained their innocence Friday after prosecutors dropped the charges against the two men in an alleged March 2009 murder. The two men, separately, spoke softly and with few words to the media following Friday afternoon's short appearance in Norfolk Superior Court, only stating that they looked forward to spending the holiday weekend with their families after being held without bail for nearly three years awaiting trail. "I just feel like it was a longtime coming," said Karen Regan, Moccia's sister. "Clearly there is no evidence in this case." Bradley's attorney, Kevin Reddington, said he believed the case against his clients "was over." The two men were …
The Norfolk County DA's office has dropped its murder charges against Paul Moccia, of Dedham, and Daniel Bradley, of Westwood.
Accused killers Paul Moccia, of Dedham, and Daniel Bradley, of Westwood, will soon walk out of prison free men for the first time since their June 2009 arrests. The Norfolk County District Attorney's Office dropped first-degree murder charges against the two men Friday afternoon in Norfolk Superior Court. The men were accused of killing Angel Antonio Ramirez, 37 of Framingham, over a five-figure drug debt owed by Moccia to Ramirez. Prosecutors alleged Moccia and Bradley lured Ramirez to a Walpole cement plant owned by Bradley's family, and both shot the victim. According to prosecutors, Ramirez was then dismembered and placed into an industrial oven at a facility in Norwood. John Murphy, 59 of Plymouth, was charged as an accessory after …
A state's witness told Patch the Norfolk County DA will drop charges at a 2 p.m. hearing.
Accused killers Paul Moccia, of Dedham, and Daniel Bradley, of Westwood, could soon walk out of prison free men for the first time since their June 2009 arrests. State witness Shannon Murphy told Patch Thursday the Norfolk County District Attorney's Office will drop first-degree murder charges against the two men Friday afternoon in Norfolk Superior Court. The men are accused of killing Angel Antonio Ramirez, 37 of Framingham, over a five-figure drug debt owed by Moccia to Ramirez. Prosecutors alleged Moccia and Bradley lured Ramirez to a Walpole cement plant owned by Bradley's family, and both shot the victim. According to prosecutors, Ramirez was then dismembered and placed into an industrial oven at a facility in Norwood. John Murphy…
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Robert Moccia, 52, gave damaging grand jury testimony against his brother, Paul Moccia.
Robert Moccia, a government witness in his brother's ongoing first-degree murder case, died Monday evening in New Hampshire, his brother's attorney confirmed Tuesday. He was 52. Steven Boozang, Paul Moccia's attorney, declined to comment how the witness' death would effect his client's trial, but extended his condolences. "It's just a tragedy for the family that's gone through a lot the last few years," Boozang said in a phone interview. The prosecution alleges that Moccia aided his brother in a 2009 slaying of a Framingham man, Angel Antonio Ramirez, by following Paul Moccia to Framingham to drop off Ramirez's truck. Robert Moccia then drove his brother back to Dedham, where the two separated, according to his statements to police. The …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
A 59-year-old Plymouth resident pleaded not guilty after being charged with being an accessory to the murder of Angel Antonio Ramirez in 2009.
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Saturday, December 31, 2011
Friday, July 29, 2011
Attorneys agreed to a February 2012 trial date for Daniel Bradley, and a December 2011 date for his alleged co-conspirator, Paul Moccia.
A Westwood man facing first-degree murder charges in the 2009 killing of a Framingham man is set to go on trial next February. Daniel Bradley of Westwood is accused of murdering 37-year-old Angel Antonio Ramirez with co-conspirator Paul Moccia of Dedham. Bradley's trial date was set for Feb. 6, 2012, while Moccia is set to go on Trial December 5. Prosecutors allege Moccia and Bradley shot and killed Ramirez on March 20, 2009, then dismembered and disposed of Ramirez's body at a concrete plant in Walpole. According to court records, Moccia owed approximately $70,000 in drug money to Ramirez, who allegedly often shipped large quantities of cocaine from the West Coast. Both men have been incarcerated since their arrest in June 2009, however …