Pittsfield man dies at Youth Turkey Hunt Day in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON— A joint investigation is under way after a 44-year-old Pittsfield man was shot and killed during the annual Youth Turkey Hunt Day. The man, which police have identified as Christopher Puntin, succumbed to his injuries after sustaining a shotgun wound in a wooded area on Monument Valley Road on Saturday. A preliminary investigation […]

Investigators await reports from state Coroner’s office

Investigators await reports from state Coroner’s office

SHEFFIELD — Overwhelming evidence indicates that 41-year-old Luke Karpinski murdered his wife and three children and deliberately set fire to his home before killing himself last week. Investigators located signs of accelerant in the 1343 Home Road residence, including two 20-pound propane tanks on the top floors, said Berkshire County District Attorney Andrea Harrington, on […]