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Maple Shade police investigate suspicious death of veteran’s dog

A severe head injury that led to the euthanization of a family dog has authorities in Maple Shade searching for the person behind the Tuesday evening attack.

Prosecutors in Burlington County said a neighbor of the family on Greenwood Avenue found Toby, a male poodle, howling in pain some time between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Police were contacted the next day by the dog’s owners, who said that Toby was put down after he was taken to a local animal hospital. The dog was found to have severe brain damage resulting from an object lodged in its head, according to police.

Amber Cook, the granddaughter of Toby’s owner, Read more at: https://www.phillyvoice.com/maple-shade-dog-killed-police-investigate-burlington-county-toby-new-jersey/

Philadelphia Police Investigating Suspicious Death Of 17-Year-Old Boy Found Shot In Head

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 17-year-old boy who was found shot in the head Thursday morning in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia. The boy’s body was found by a passerby on the 4600 block of Wissahickon Avenue around 6:15 a.m.

Police say the teen was shot once in the head.

No arrests have been made.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Read more at: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/09/19/philadelphia-police-investigating-suspicious-death-of-17-year-old-boy-found-shot-in-head/

Police investigating ‘suspicious death’ on Union St. in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — Authorities have released new details into the death of a man Wednesday morning in Springfield.

Around 4 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 600 block of Union Street for a man down.

They arrived to find a man suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.  He was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

On Thursday, Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said the Medical Examiner’s office has performed an autopsy and, while the cause of death has not yet been determined, a gunshot wound has been ruled out.

Walsh added that the department’s homicide unit is now treating the case as a “suspicious death.”

The incident remains under investigation.

Read more at: https://www.westernmassnews.com/news/police-investigating-suspicious-death-on-union-st-in-springfield/article_190ac35e-db0d-11e9-96d5-7393071bda61.html

Luzerne County death ruled suspicious by police

(WBRE/WYOU) — There is a suspicious death investigation out of Luzerne County.

Police were called to the 100 block of East Green Street in West Hazleton just before 5 p.m. Wednesday for a welfare check. That’s where they found a badly decomposing body. Police originally believed the death was of natural causes but after further investigation, they ruled it as suspicious.

“Things inside the house aren’t adding up. At this point, we want to further investigate this and look into some different things that aren’t making sense to us at this point,” West Hazleton Chief Brian Buglio said.

Police still are unsure of the gender or the identity of the body. It’s also unknown how long the body has been there. The investigation is ongoing.

Read more at: https://www.pahomepage.com/top-stories/luzerne-county-death-ruled-suspicious-by-police/

Schenectady Police investigating suspicious death

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police are investigating a suspicious death in Schenectady.

Schenectady Police were called to the 800-block of Maplewood Avenue, across the street from Steinmetz High School, around 10:07 p.m. Wednesday for a report of unknown trouble. People at the scene alerted officers to a woman upstairs at the apartment who appeared to be deceased.

The officers found the woman and called for medics from the Schenectady fire Department. Upon arrival medical personnel pronounced the woman dead. She has been identified as 35-year-old Marian Singh, though she also goes by Marian Loftis.

Police issued a BOLO, or Be On the Look Out, for a male driving a blue Dodge Ram pickup.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Police expect to release further information after the autopsy is completed.

Read more at: https://www.news10.com/news/local-news/schenectady-police-investigating-suspicious-death/

Schenectady Police detain man in Maplewood Avenue homicide investigation

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police officially charged the man detained in connection to a Schenectady homicide with Murder.

Budhnarain Kadar, 41, of Schenectady, was charged with Murder in the Second Degree in the death of 35-year-old Marian Singh.

Police were called to the 800-block of Maplewood Avenue around 10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of unknown trouble. People at the scene alerted officers to a woman in the upstairs apartment who appeared to be deceased.

Officers found the woman and called for medics from the Schenectady Fire Department.

Upon arrival, medical personnel pronounced the woman dead. She has been identified as Singh, though she also goes by Marian Loftis.

On Thursday, preliminary autopsy results ruled her death a homicide.

Kadar was arrested after an investigation by Schenectady police with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Fugitive Task Force.

He will be arraigned on Saturday in Schenectady City Court.

Read more at: https://www.news10.com/news/local-news/schenectady-police-investigating-suspicious-death/

Police ID Appleton shooting victim as Green Bay man, more photos released

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) – Appleton police say an autopsy confirms a 47-year-old man found dead Sunday morning died from multiple gunshot wounds. Police identified him Tuesday afternoon as Bobby Higgs. He was from Green Bay.

Appleton police roped off the 500-block of W. Johnston St. on Sept. 15, 2019, while investigating a suspicious death (WBAY photo)

Police were called to check on the welfare of a man who wasn’t responding in a building on the 500-block of W. Johnston St. at 5:40 a.m. Officers arrived and found Higgs was already dead.

According to a statement from Appleton police, they’ve learned there was a gathering in the basement earlier, and there was “some type of disturbance… between several individuals and multiple gunshots occurred.”

So far, no one has been charged in connection with the case.

“Investigators are diligently working on interviewing and locating witnesses from the incident,” police

Read more at: https://www.wbay.com/content/news/Officers-investigating-suspicious-death-in-Appleton-560418081.html

Police investigate death in Highlands

LOWELL — An investigation into a suspicious death and rape Monday afternoon in the city’s Highlands neighborhood continued late into the night, according to a statement from the Lowell Police Department and the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

A preliminary investigation suggests that around 3 p.m. Monday, a man, identified by authorities as 38-year-old Hoeup Honn, broke into a female acquaintance’s home on Queen Street.

The 38-year-old allegedly attacked a man on the first floor of the home. The unidentified man is in his 50s, authorities said.

When the unidentified female resident entered her home, she discovered the first-floor tenant deceased, according to authorities. She was then allegedly held inside the home against her will and assaulted by Honn, authorities said.

When Honn fell asleep, the female fled the residence and used a neighbor’s phone to contact authorities. Honn was taken into police custody without incident, according to authorities.

The 38-year-old is charged with kidnapping, aggravated

Read more at: http://www.lowellsun.com/police-investigate-death-in-highlands

Manchester police: Arrest made in connection with suspicious death; victim ID’d

Police have arrested a man in connection with a suspicious death in Manchester.

In a press release, police said the victim, Robert Lachance, 57, of Manchester, was taken to a hospital on Friday after a fight in the 100 block of Spruce Street.

Lachance had serious injuries and later died, police said.

As a result, Daniel Samaria, 44, of Manchester, was arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Samaria is expected to be arraigned Monday.

Police said it was not a random act.

Read more at: https://www.wmur.com/article/manchester-police-investigate-suspicious-death-of-57-year-old-man/29050676

Appleton police investigating suspicious death

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