Arrest Made in Wareham Shooting Death

STATE POLICEWAREHAM – A Berkley man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a Wareham man.

John Witty, 71, was taken into custody Friday, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.

Witty is charged with murder in the death of John Williams, 70, who was found inside his home at 120 Glenn Charley Road Tuesday, bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds.

Wareham police responded to the home after receiving a request for a well-being check.

A spokesperson from the district attorney’s office did not discuss a possible motive. Witty was scheduled to be arraigned on the murder charge Friday afternoon in Wareham District Court.

Police previously said there was no threat to the general public. Wareham and State Police detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.

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