November 14, 2017




Man beaten to death, two arrested for murder

POUGHKEEPSIE – One person is dead in a home invasion at 48 Marshall Street in the City of Poughkeepsie Monday morning and two suspects are under arrest.

Marshall Street murder scene

Police responded to the address for a report of a man being tied up and beaten. Officers found the as yet unidentified man bound in a first floor apartment. He was dead.

A man leaving the residence was stopped and detained and another man fled out the apartment window before police arrived.

David Perry, 49, of Poughkeepsie, admitted that he and the man who fled had attempted to rob the victim and during the struggle that ensured, the victim died.

The suspect who fled out the window, Daniel Barletta, 19, a resident of that 48 Marshall Street apartment. He was tracked down in New York City and taken into custody by members of the Poughkeepsie and New York police departments.

Both Perry and Barletta are being charged with murder.

During the investigation, Poughkeepsie Police were assisted by the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office, NYPD and the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office.


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