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Court: Superior County, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Plaintiff's Attorney: Northwest Massachusetts District Attorney's Office
Description: Greenfield, Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with rape and strangulation.
Ethan Hatch, aged 20, was accused of three counts of rape and a count of strangulation.
According to prosecutors Hatch met the victim at a party on September 17 and took her back to his home where he assaulted her early on September 18.
Andrew Covington. “We thank the jury for their careful consideration and deliberation in this matter. Victims of sexual assault are encouraged to report these crimes to their local police departments or the Northwestern District Attorney’s office.”
The case was investigated by the State Police Detective Unit attached to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office and the Northfield Police Department.
Outcome: Ethan Hatch was convicted of three counts of rape and a count of strangulation. He was acquitted on two counts of rape and one count of assault and battery.