On Tuesday, September 7, 2010, Joel Beaulieu was arraigned before the Second
Division District Court for the fatal stabbing of his father, Conrad Beaulieu,
and the felony assault of his mother, Dianne Beaulieu. Mr. Beaulieu is
alleged to have murdered his father and assaulted his mother with a knife
at their residence in the Town of Tiverton. The Tiverton Police were alerted
to the domestic situation by several 911 emergency calls. Both the victims
were well known in the Town of Tiverton for their years of service as
teachers in the Tiverton School system.