Suspect arraigned for 2021 Northampton homicide of Pittsfield man
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A suspect in a 2021 Northampton homicide was arraigned in Superior Court.
The Northwestern District Attorney office told Western Mass News that 32-year-old Steven Malloy pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a charge of first degree murder of 39-year-old Joseph R. Fillio of Pittsfield from back in December.
Malloy also pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of a firearm with one or more prior convictions for violent crimes. He is being held without bail.
Fillio was shot in the head in a downtown Northampton apartment in December 2021. Police arrested Malloy shortly after.
This was the only homicide in Hampshire County in 2021.
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