Syracuse man arrested in connection to Milton Avenue homicide

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Update May 14 5:51 p.m. — Syracuse Police say Garin Roberts was arrested and charged with the murder of Kathleen Montreal. Roberts was located at 301 Prospect Avenue in the City of Syracuse.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Syracuse Police Department has released new information on the suspect in connection with the May 8 homicide of 51-year-old Kathleen Montreal.

On May 8, Syracuse Police Officers responded to a death investigation at 1215 Milton Ave around 12:15 a.m. The body was then identified as Kathleen Montreal, 51. The cause of death was determined to be death by stabbing. 

An investigation was launched immediately by Criminal Investigation Division detectives . Multiple people were interviewed during the investigation, and police did thorough canvassing to find evidence and information. Search warrants were then executed. After which, a suspect was identified as Montreal’s boyfriend, 55-year-old Garin Roberts.

On May 14, Roberts was arrested and charged with Murder in the second degree and one count of Criminal Posession of a Weapon in the third degree in connection to the death of Montreal. He was found at 301 Prospect Ave in Syracuse. Roberts was taken to the Onondaga County Justice Center.

The investigation in ongoing.

SPD released this post on Facebook Friday:

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