District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced that a Barnstable County Grand Jury indicted John Rams, Jr (DOB: 11/4/1972), formerly of Wareham, for the murder of Shirley Reine, yesterday, December 15, 2011. A warrant was obtained from the Court pursuant to the indictment and was served upon Mr. Rams at the Massachusetts Correctional Institute at Gardner, Massachusetts last evening.
Shirley Reine (DOB 8/8/1953) was discovered dead at her home, 657 East Falmouth Highway, East Falmouth, on May 10, 2005. Mr. Rams is scheduled to be arraigned in the Barnstable Superior Court on December 20, 2011. The investigation remains active and is being jointly conducted by members of the Falmouth Police and detectives of the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the District Attorney's Office.