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DATE/TIME: Tuesday, October 12th, 2004 / 06:15 PM
SUBJECT:MUMFORD STREET HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

The victim in last night’s Mumford Street homicide has been identified as 25-year-old Thomas Oeser of St. Johnsville, Montgomery County.

At about 6:10 on Monday evening, the residents of 413 Mumford called Police Communications to report that a man had forced entry into their house and collapsed on the floor. Officers responded and observed that the man had been shot in the back. He was treated at the scene by Schenectady Fire Department paramedics and transported to Ellis Hospital, where he died shortly after arriving.

The investigation is continuing.

No other information is available at this time.