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2 Dead in Upstate NY Attack; Suspect Arraigned in Greenfield

DEERFIELD - REPP.JPGGREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/AP) —  A 22-year-old New York man who’s wanted in that state on second-degree murder charges was arraigned in Greenfield Monday on several charges including being a fugitive from justice.

Anthony Repp who’s from Schaghticoke, N.Y. went before Judge Maureen Walsh in Greenfield District Court on charges including trespassing, misleading police and being a fugitive from justice.  He was ordered held without bail.

Repp is wanted in New York State on murder charges in connection with the beating deaths of his mother and step-father, both of Schaghticoke.

Autopsies have determined Repp’s 58-year-old mother, Cynthia Matala, and stepfather, 62-year-old Michael Matala, died from skull fractures and brain injuries.

Authorities will move early this week to have Repp brought to New York from Massachusetts.

He was taken into custody on Friday in Deerfield by police after they were notified that someone was trespassing at the East Deerfield rail yard.

At this time Repp has not waived rendition to New York and will continue to be held without bail until his next scheduled court date in Greenfield on Aug. 8.






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