UPDATE: Foxborough High School Wrestling Coach Faces Attempted Murder Charges

Foxborough resident and high school wrestling coach James Fraser was released on $2,000 bail following his arraignment Monday at Wrentham District Court following Sunday’s arrest.

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Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the Foxborough Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate conviction.

UPDATE (March 25, 4:14 p.m.) - Foxborough Public Schools Superintendent Debra Spinelli has confirmed to Foxborough Patch that Foxborough resident James Fraser, who was arrested Sunday on attempted murder and domestic assault and battery charges following an alleged altercation with his wife, coaches the high school wrestling team.

Spinelli declined further comment.

"Mr. Fraser coaches our high school wrestling team," Spinelli said. "This is a personnel matter; as such I cannot comment further."

Fraser began coaching wrestling at Foxborough High School in 2002.

UPDATE (March 25, 2013 at 3:11 p.m.) - WCVB reports Foxborough resident James Fraser was "released on $2,000 bail after his arraignment Monday in Wrentham District Court." Click here to read more. Fraser was arrested and charged with attempted murder and domestic assault and battery following an altercation with his wife Sunday afternoon.


A Foxborough man is facing attempted murder and domestic assault and battery charges following an alleged altercation with his wife Sunday afternoon.

James Fraser, 45, of Foxborough was arrested after police responded to an emergency 911 call from Fraser’s wife to their residence around 3:43 p.m. Sunday.

Fraser’s wife told police “her husband tried to strangle her and [was] destroying the residence,” according to police logs.

Police said Fraser’s wife had “visual injuries,” according to WCVB. The woman refused medical attention and declined her 209A rights, according to police logs. No children were home at the time of the incident, according to police.

Fraser was scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Wrentham District Court, according to WCVB.


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