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July-02-08

Massachusetts State Senator Arrested for Sexually Harassing Four Women

A grand jury indicted Massachusetts State Senator James Marzilli on Tuesday for allegedly sexually harassing four women in June.

Senator Marzilli has served in the Massachusetts House for 17 years, and was elected to the Massachusetts Senate in a special election last year. The Boston Globe, reports that the Senator accosted four separate women in Lowell, MA. on June 3.

The Associated Press reports that the Senator made sexually explicit remarks to all of the women and attempted to touch one of them. He has announced that he will not seek reelection.

Media Resources: Associated Press 7/1/2008, Boston Globe 7/1/2008