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Orleans County Man Charged with Murder in Housemate's Death

10:49 AM, Mar 5, 2013   |    comments
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CARLTON, N.Y. - A Waterport man is facing murder charges in connection with the death of his housemate.

The body of 53 year old Rachel Miller was found along Oak Orchard River Road around 7:00 a.m. Monday morning.

Police say 61 year old Frederick Miller is charged with murder in the 2nd degree.

Police say there was some type of physical altercation between the housemates that apparently began inside the residences, and then moved outside and down the road to the area where Rachel Miller's body was found.

Orleans County police say a passerby in a car saw a woman lying on the side of Oak Orchard River Road and called 911.

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.

 

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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