Two arrested for 2020 Poughkeepsie homicide


POUGHKEEPSIE – City Police in Poughkeepsie Sunday arrested two men in connection with the murder of a Poughkeepsie man in his apartment on March 2, 2020.

Paul Thompson, 64, was found dead in his apartment, the victim of a homicide.

On this past Sunday, February 12, Poughkeepsie Police arrested Consuelo Leonard, 45, and Rodarius Smith, 35, both from Poughkeepsie, were charged with murder and were remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.

The investigation into the homicide is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-7577.