December 17, 2018 -Palmer- On Thursday, December 13, 2018 members of the Palmer Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 at 321 River Road in the Thorndike section of Palmer. Upon arrival officers discovered a male victim suffering from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer where he was pronounced deceased.
Taken into custody at the scene was Robert Nompleggi, 62, of Palmer, Mass
He has been charged with Murder, Intimidation of a Witness, and Violating a Restraining Order. He was arraigned last Friday in Palmer District Court and is currently held without the right to bail.
The victim has been identified as Mr. Michael Strindberg, 43, of Palmer.
This is an open and active homicide investigation currently being conducted by the Palmer Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and the Murder Unit of the Hampden District Attorney’s Office.
Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni expresses his sympathies to Mr. Strindberg’s family during this difficult time.