Mass. man facing murder charge after a woman was found in the trunk of a burned car

Convicted sex offender Steven Foley, 56, of Northborough, is being charged with the death of Cynthia Webb, 59, of Sterling.

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man previously charged with burning a car in which the body of a woman was later found is now facing a murder charge.

The Worcester district attorney says 56-year-old Steven Foley is scheduled to be arraigned on the upgraded charge Thursday.

The body of 59-year-old Cynthia Webb, of Sterling, was found in the trunk of the car that was burned in a Worcester cemetery in December.

Foley, a convicted sex offender who was living in Northborough, was previously ordered held on $250,000 after pleading not guilty to maliciously damaging a motor vehicle.

Prosecutor say Foley and Webb had been seen talking at an adult entertainment club in Webster the night before the burning car was found.


It’s not clear of Foley has an attorney.