Police: Man shoots, kills estranged girlfriend in Berkshire County

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Hinsdale Police arrested a man they say shot and killed his estranged girlfriend Friday morning.

The shooting happened at around 8:30 a.m.

Police say when they arrived they found the body of a woman inside a vehicle on the property.

Michael Boulais, 32, was charged with one count of murder in connection to his girlfriend’s death.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Police say they believe the shooting was an isolated incident and do not believe others in the area are in immediate danger.

Case workers from the Department of Children and Families were contacted to provide assistance to the children who resided at the residence.

Boulais will be arraigned in court on Tuesday.

The investigation is being conducted by state troopers assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, members of the Hinsdale and Dalton Police Departments, the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department, state troopers assigned to the Cheshire barracks, the Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services and Ballistics Sections and forensic scientists assigned to the State Police Crime Laboratory.

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