Brian MacDonald sentenced to 7-10 years for Anthony Spaulding’s death

Brian MacDonald was sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison Thursday, after he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a 21-year-old college student outside a party at the victim’s Allston home. Anthony Spaulding was stabbed to death in a fight over excessive noise and spilled champagne in the early hours … Read more →

Brian MacDonald guilty of voluntary manslaughter

On the first day of deliberation, jurors found Brian MacDonald guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Anthony Spaulding. Jurors will continue deliberating on Monday to reach a verdict for Bianca Hollenbeck, MacDonald’s co-defendant. Judge Janet Sanders asked 12 jurors to review the incident during the New Year’s Eve party at a 48 Pratt … Read more →

Opening statements begin in murder trial of Brian MacDonald

After a long period of jury selection, opening statements and testimony started Wednesday in the case of Brian MacDonald and Bianca Hollenbeck. MacDonald is charged with second-degree murder and Hollenbeck with assault and battery after the stabbing death of 21-year-old Anthony Spaulding. On Jan. 31, 2013, around 2 a.m., the defendants allegedly went to a … Read more →

Jury Selection continues for Brian MacDonald and Bianca Hollenbeck trial

Despite delays from the snow storm, jury selection for the 2013 murder of Anthony Spaulding continued on Jan. 29 at Suffolk Superior Court. Brian MacDonald, a 26-year-old from Brighton, is charged with second-degree murder of 21-year-old Spaulding at an Allston party on Jan. 1, 2013. It was the first homicide of that year. Bianca Hollenbeck, … Read more →

First Alleged Murderer of 2013 Due in Court

A year after allegedly committing the first murder of 2013 in Boston, a Brighton man is due in court the end of January. Brian MacDonald, 25, pleaded innocent to fatally stabbing 21-year-old Anthony Spaulding at a New Year’s house party at 48 Pratt Street last year, after an argument between the two escalated into a … Read more →

Brian MacDonald

  • Arrested: Jan. 1, 2013
  • Age: 26
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: White

Convicted by jury in the Jan. 1, 2013, death of Anthony Spaulding.