Monday, August 7, 2017



Elderly woman murdered in Monticello apartment

MONTICELLO – Police are investigating the murder of a 74-year-old woman who was found in her Monticello Meadows apartment on Shaker Heights Drive on Sunday.

Police spent much of Sunday on the scene (Photo: Mark LIeb, Rockland Video Productions)

Village officers responded to a 911 call of a woman who was unresponsive and they located her around 12:30 p.m.

She was the apparent victim of a homicide, police said.  The cause of death was pending the results of an autopsy.

The woman’s name was not immediately released pending notification of relatives.

Monticello Police were assisted by the State Police, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, and District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Monticello Police in confidence at 845-794-4422.


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