Two Pittsfield men were charged yesterday in Central Berkshire District Court with the Monday beating and stabbing of 34-year-old William Catalano, also of Pittsfield. 22-year-old Anthony Boone and 28-year-old Bruce Romano pleaded not guilty to one count of murder. Both men were ordered held without the right to bail.

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Their cases are expected to be submitted to a grand jury in the near future for transfer to Berkshire Superior Court.

A third suspect, 20-year-old Jason Sefton, also of Pittsfield, is being sought by police and remained at large as of yesterday afternoon.

In a press release from the Berkshire District Attorneys office, it states

The preliminary results of an autopsy on Catalano indicate he died from stab wounds to the torso.

Dr. Rebecca Dedrick, an Associate Medical Examiner for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, conducted the autopsy on 34 year old William Catalano this afternoon in Holyoke and has ruled the death a homicide.

Catalano was found lying on the sidewalk at 219 Robbins Avenue late Monday afternoon.  He was transported to Berkshire Medical Center where he died shortly after 7 p.m.


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