Brian A. Joyce

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Brian A. Joyce
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Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth district
In office
January 1998 – January 2017
Succeeded byWalter Timilty
Personal details
Born(1962-09-05)September 5, 1962
DiedSeptember 27, 2018(2018-09-27) (aged 56)
Westport, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materBoston College
Suffolk University
OccupationPolitician, Lawyer

Brian A. Joyce (September 5, 1962 – September 27, 2018) was an American politician. He was a Massachusetts State Senator for the Democratic Party from 1998 to 2017.[1]

On February 23, 2016, Joyce announced that he would not seek re-election to the Massachusetts State Senate for the next term.[2]

Joyce pleaded not guilty in December 2017 to charges including racketeering, money laundering, mail fraud, conspiracy and scheming to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Joyce was freed on $250,000 bond.[3]

On September 27, 2018, Joyce was found dead in his home in Westport, Massachusetts, aged 56.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brian A. Joyce". The General Court (Massachusetts). Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  2. "Sen. Joyce won't run again". 2016-02-23. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  3. Sweet, Laurel J. (2018-01-30). "Former state lawmaker Brian Joyce's partner nabbed on tax rap". Boston Herald. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  4. "Former State Sen. Brian Joyce found dead". WCVB. 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-09-27.