Nearby News: Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Family

Plus, a Whole Foods supervisor allegedly robs former employee and other stories from the region.

Winchester Patch

Mortimer Pleads Guilty to Killing Family
Thomas Mortimer IV pleaded guilty to four counts of first-degree murder today. During a hearing this afternoon, Mortimer, 43, entered his plea in Middlesex Superior Court for the killing of his mother-in-law, Ragna Ellen Stone, 64; wife, Laura Stone Mortimer, 41; and children, Charlotte Mortimer, 2, and Thomas “Finn” Mortimer V, 4. — Lindsey Davidson


Medford Man Who Allegedly Beat Homeless Man in Boston Arrested Again
One of two Medford men who allegedly brutally beat a homeless man in Boston last year was arrested at his Medford home Sept. 28 for skipping court appearances, according to transit police. — Jarret Bencks


Police Officer Draws Gun While Making Arrests After Short Pursuit
An Arlington police officer drew his gun and pointed it at two men while making two arrests Friday afternoon just over the town line in the Giles Fine Wine parking lot in West Medford. — John Waller

South End

Get a Glimpse Inside the South End's Coolest Homes on the South End House Tour
It's a little bit like the History Channel meets HGTV. Right in your backyard. Get a peek into several of the South End's historically notable or highly designed homes on the 44th annual South End House Tour, put on by the South End Historical Society. The tour, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is a self-guided walk through six amazing South End homes starting at the Southwest Corridor and ending mid-way down Shawmut Avenue. — Sara Jacobi

Jamaica Plain

A man who put his trust in his former boss at Whole Foods Dedham was kidnapped, cut and robbed on Lamartine Street. According to police reports, the victim's former supervisor lured him into the situation by offering to pose as a middle man in the sale of the victim's cell phone. — Chris Helms


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