SAUGUS — George Finley was arrested and charged with the killing of his housemate Joshua Thomson at 315 Essex St. on Friday, according to Essex County District Attorney Paul Tucker and Saugus Police Chief Michael Ricciardelli.
“Police went to the scene after a 911 call was received at 6:36 a.m. Friday reporting a death at that address,” officials said. “Finley was located at the house and subsequently charged with murder.”
According to officials, Finley will most likely be arraigned in Lynn District Court on July 10.
Officials added that there is no threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Essex County District Attorney’s Office State Police Detective Unit and detectives from the Saugus Police Department.