For Immediate Release - March 04, 2011

Horton Arrest in Tomaselli Murder Case

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Chief Frank Frederickson of the Yarmouth Police Department announced today the arrest of William F. Horton (DOB: 3/11/1939), of Windmill Village, Upper County Road, South Dennis, MA and Phillip R. Horton (DOB: 7/31/1986), of Apopka, Florida, for the murder of Joseph F. Tomaselli, Jr., age 24. Joseph Tomaselli was found shot to death in a parking area near South Shore Drive and Run Pond Road in South Yarmouth on Sunday evening, April 19, 2009. This two-year investigation was a coordinated effort conducted by the members of the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office, the Yarmouth Police Department and law enforcement authorities in Florida.

William F. Horton is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, March 7, 2011, in Barnstable District Court, while Phillip R. Horton remains in custody in Florida awaiting rendition to Massachusetts.

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