The Bensalem Police Department and the Bucks County District Attorney's Office have arrested and charged Joseph O'Boyle with the homicide that occurred at 3161 Hulmeville Road on November 2, 2020. Bensalem Police were originally called to the scene for a medical emergency and discovered the victim, 64 year old James Sowa, deceased. Sowa resided at the residence and operated his chiropractic practice there as well. Sowa was examined by the Bucks County Coroner’s Office and his death was ruled a homicide. Sowa suffered blunt force trauma to the head.
The Bucks County Grand Jury heard testimony from numerous witnesses before signing an indictment against Joseph O'Boyle for the death of James Sowa on January 7, 2021.
Joseph O'Boyle was arraigned by District Justice Michael Gallagher today and held him without bail. Joseph O'Boyle has been in the Bucks County Correctional Facility since November 10, 2020 when he was arrested for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer.