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Steuben Street homicide suspect surrenders to police

Syracuse Police say a suspect has been suspected approximately one day after what they’ve described as a tragic homicide on the city’s North Side.
Updated at 4:50 p.m. on Monday, June 24

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police say a suspect has been taken into custody after what they’ve described as a tragic homicide on the city’s North Side.

Police say the victim – 33-year-old Corey Hill – had taken 26-year-old Tanya Alfred home after she indicated that she was concerned about her estranged husband, George Alfred Jr.

Hill is a manager at Sam’s Club, where Tanya Alfred works. The two have known each other for years, according to police.

George Alfred arrived shortly after the two returned to Tanya Alfred’s home on Steuben Street.

According to police George Alfred shot Hill multiple times.

They say he then abducted Tanya Alfred and drove her to Pennsylvania in her car.

Police say he eventually stopped and allowed Alfred to return to Syracuse with her car. Upon returning, she called police and her family.

Three children belonging to George and Tanya Alfred were staying with his parents as part of a visitation agreement.

Police praised Hill as a perfect gentleman who was trying to do the right thing. They described his death as tragic.

Alfred surrendered at 6 a.m. on Monday.

He is charged with second degree murder, first degree kidnapping, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon.

He was taken to the Justice Center.

If anyone can help police with their investigation, they should call (315) 442-5222.

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