WORCESTER — A Worcester dentist has been indicted on manslaughter and assault charges in the 2011 death of his wife at the couple’s Princeton home.
A Worcester County grand jury handed up indictments Friday charging Roger P. Desilets Jr., 69, with manslaughter and assault and battery in the death of 65-year-old Kathleen M. Desilets, whose body was discovered in the early-morning hours of Dec. 6, 2011, on the ground beneath a shattered third-floor window at their home on Worcester Road.
He is scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 2 in Worcester Superior Court.
Desilets died of blunt trauma of the torso with a laceration of the heart and fractures of the ribs and spine, according to a death certificate. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.