By JEFFREY HASTINGS
BELMONT — Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announced Tuesday that the death March 16 of Pamela Murphy, 62, of Belmont has been ruled a homicide.
Associate Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Christine James conducted an autopsy on March 17 and has determined that the cause of death was trauma to her head and neck, and the manner of death was ruled homicide, according to a news release issued by MacDonald.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, Belmont police responded to a 911 call at 31 Tee Dee Drive in Belmont.
When they arrived, they discovered Murphy deceased in her home.
The investigation is active and ongoing. However, based on the information known at this time, there does not appear to be a danger to the public.