Husband of missing Massachusetts mother allegedly threatened to kill her in 2014, police report says


Husband of missing Massachusetts mother allegedly threatened to kill her in 2014, police report says (2)

A Massachusetts man accused of misleading authorities during an investigation. Into his wife’s disappearance said he threatened to kill her. And her friends eight years ago, according to a police report released Thursday.

At 2014 Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department report obtained by NBC Washington. Does not identify Brian Walshe, but an agency spokesperson confirmed.

The spokesman said no charges were filed against. Walsh because the victim refused to cooperate.

According to NBC Boston, the incident occurred before their wedding.
The case was closed, and more details about the alleged crime were not available. A lawyer for Walsh, Tracy Miner, did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday.

Brian Walshe, 47, told authorities Jan. 4 that he last saw his wife, 39. A mother of three and a regional general manager of a real estate company, on New Year’s Day. According to a probable cause affidavit used to arrest him Sunday.

She said he left their Cohasset home between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. for a work trip to Washington, according to the affidavit.

Three days later, Anna Walsh’s employer asked the Cohasset police to look for her. The caller said, according to a police log of the call obtained by the Cohasset Anchor, a local news site.
Authorities could not confirm the trip. Although he had a flight booked to Washington for Jan. 3, Cohasset police said.

About his whereabouts on January 1 and January 2. He allegedly spent $450 on cleaning supplies, mops and tape on the last day.  Bloodstained knife in the couple’s basement, prosecutors said.

In response to an earlier request for comment. An assistant attorney for Miner declined to comment, saying. “His focus is on defending Mr. Walshe in court.”

Walsh is on federal wire fraud probation after pleading guilty in 2021. To stealing an Andy Warhol painting from a college classmate and committing fraud.

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