Kerrigan's dad dies; brother accused of assault

Nancy Kerrigan's brother charged with assault after father found dead over weekend


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Associated Press
January 25, 2010 9:31PM (UTC)

The brother of figure skater Nancy Kerrigan has been charged with assaulting their 70-year-old father, who was found dead over the weekend in the family's Massachusetts home.

Woburn District Court Clerk John Teevan says 45-year-old Mark Kerrigan faces arraignment Monday on a charge of assault and battery on a person over 60 that resulted in injuries. Teevan identified the victim of the assault as Daniel Kerrigan.

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The Middlesex district attorney's office says police responded to the home of Daniel and Brenda Kerrigan around 1:30 a.m. Sunday over reports of an unresponsive man. The man was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Brenda Kerrigan told the Boston Herald that her husband died of a heart attack and there was nothing suspicious about the death.


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