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Following grand jury indictment, Berkshire Superior Court arraignment of woman accused of killing grandmother in North Adams is delayed

Kelsie Cote leans in court

Kelsie Cote, of North Adams, has been indicted by a Berkshire County grand jury, moving her case to superior court.  

NORTH ADAMS — The 26-year-old woman accused of killing her grandmother on Halloween night has been indicted and is set to be arraigned in Berkshire Superior Court.

A Berkshire County grand jury this month handed up indictments charging Kelsie Cote with a number of crimes, including first-degree murder.

The indictments are a procedural step that moves the case against Cote to Berkshire Superior Court, which has jurisdiction over murder cases in county.

Cote, who was ordered held without the right to bail in the fall, was initially scheduled to be arraigned in connection with the death of her grandmother, Doris Cote,...


Amanda Burke can be reached at aburke@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6296.

Cops and Courts Reporter

Amanda Burke is Cops and Courts Reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. An Ithaca, New York native, she previously worked at The Herald News of Fall River and the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise.

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