Authors Of ‘A Murder in Wellesley’ To Talk At West Falmouth Library

Authors Tom Farmer and Marty Foley will visit West Falmouth Library, 575 West Falmouth Highway, on Saturday, June 7, at 4 PM to discuss their book “A Murder in Wellesley: The Inside Story of the Crime That Gripped the Nation.” Admission is $5 at the door, to support both the library and Jane Doe, Inc., a support and advocacy group against sexual and domestic violence.

“A Murder in Wellesley” takes the reader far beyond the headlines and national news coverage spawned by May Greineder’s killing and tells the untold story of the meticulous investigation led by Mr. Foley, the lead State Police detective on the case, from the morning of the murder through Dirk Greineder’s conviction.

Mr. Farmer is a former award-winning Boston newspaper reporter and editor. While a reporter at the Boston Herald, Mr. Farmer covered the entire Dirk Greineder murder case. During his 20-year journalism career, Mr. Farmer contributed to the Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Lynn Daily Item and Gloucester Daily Times. He currently works in Boston as a corporate communications professional.

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Mr. Foley spent more than 24 years with the Massachusetts State Police where he retired in 2007 with the rank of detective lieutenant. During his law enforcement career Mr. Foley worked as a uniformed trooper and longtime detective for the Massachusetts Attorney General and Norfolk County District Attorney Homicide Unit. He was a member of the elite State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Section, where he later became the unit’s commander. He now works in the public sector for a defense contractor.

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