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UPDATE: Holliston Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Strangling Incident

Thomas Vaccaro was arrested Sunday night for allegedly trying to murder his wife.

Update May, 30 9:45 a.m.: The Framingham District Court released Vaccaro under the condition that he stays a safe distance from his wife.

His trial is expected to continue on June 11. 

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An argument between an elderly Holliston couple became physical and led to an alleged attempted strangulation on Sunday night, according to Police Chief John Moore. 

A 411 operator called Holliston  when a Gorwin Drive woman mistakenly called the directory service instead of 911 during the dispute, Moore said. 

Officers arrested Thomas Vaccaro, an 84 year-old from 353 Gorwin Dr. in Holliston and charged him with attempted murder and assault and battery on a person older than 60. 

"The evidence and the statements led us to believe a strangulation was attempted," Moore said. 

Stay tuned to Holliston Patch for updates as they become available. 

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