Peabody double murder suspect connected to carjacking, officials say

MIDDLETON, Mass. — State police have released a description of a vehicle they believe the second suspect in a grisly double murder in Peabody is driving after carjacking the vehicle’s owner Wednesday night.

Suspect Wes Doughty, 39, may be driving a gray 2006 Honda Accord with Massachusetts plate 7KLY80.

Anyone who spots the vehicle is asked to call 911 immediately.

Doughty is believed to have carjacked the vehicle in Middleton near Hailey’s Restaurant and Pub on South Main Street at knifepoint on Wednesday night.

The unidentified male victim was tied up with a seatbelt, but managed to escape the vehicle in Boston when Doughty went into a liquor store near Tremont Street.

Doughty is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached if he's spotted, investigators said.


He is the second suspect that investigators said is connected to a grisly double killing in Peabody. The bodies of Mark Greenlaw, 37 and Jennifer O'Connor, 39, were found in the basement of a Farm Avenue home late Saturday night.

Investigators said a woman ran from the home screaming and flagged down a passing motorist for help.

The first suspect, Michael Hebb, 45, of Peabody, was taken into custody in connection to the killings on Monday.

He was charged with two counts of first degree murder and is being held in jail without bail.

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