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Status Conference For Man Charged In Quadruple Murder Set for June 15

Orion Krause

Orion Krause is charged with the September 8, 2017 Groton murders of his 60 year old mother, his grand-parents, in their 80s and a 68 year old caretaker. Krause allegedly used a baseball bat to kill his mother Elizabeth “Buffy” Krause, 60, of Rockport;
his grandparents Frank Danby Lackey III, 89, and Elizabeth Lackey, 85, both of Common Street in Groton; and their caretaker Bertha Mae Parker, 68, also of Groton. Krause was held at Bridgewater State Hospital without bail while undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
According to Edward W. Wayland, Attorney for Orion Krause, the next scheduled court date for Mr. Krause is June 15, 2020 for a Status Conference. A status conference is a meeting with a judge where updated information is provided to the Court. In this case, the Court is awaiting several medical reports including a report from the Commonwealth’s Medical Examiner. Additionally, a trial date may be set at the time of the conference.
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