NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Friday, October 26th, 2007 / 10:00 AM
SUBJECT:October 25, 2007 Homicide @ 530 Summit Avenue

At approximately 6:31 p.m. tonight, we received a 911 call for “assault” in the rear of 530 Summit Avenue. When officers arrived, they discovered that a 23 year old male had been stabbed in the upper back. The victim was treated at the scene by Schenectady Fire Department paramedics and transported to Ellis Hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

The victim’s name is John J. McKeraghan of Schenectady.

We currently have a male suspect in custody. We anticipate that this investigation will continue throughout this evening. No further information will be available until Friday morning, October 26th.