Taunton Shooting Death of Dianne Silveira – Obituary
71-year-old Dianne Silveira has died following a fatal Taunton shooting that occurred at her home at 881 Bay Street on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Her husband, 86-year-old Edmund Silveira, has been arrested in connection with the murder.
Police arrived at the residence shared by the couple to find Silvera with serious bullet wounds. She was taken to Morton Hospital where she was pronounced dead at about 9:23 p.m.
Edmund Silvera fled the police by running into the house where he barricaded himself. SWAT was dispatched to the scene where the suspect was soon found with the aid of a tactical robot.
He was found with injuries to his wrist and neck that police believe to have been self-inflicted.