(WSYR-TV) — Utica Police tells NewsChannel 9 that the suspect in a homicide that happened around 7 a.m. Sunday morning on Poe Street in East Utica lives in Cicero. Police still have not released the names of the suspect or the victim.
A woman was found dead on Sunday morning along Poe Street, about a half-mile from the start of the Boilermaker 15K start line.
When Utica Police got to the scene they found a suicidal man outside an SUV that said he had killed his girlfriend and was going to harm himself with a knife.
Police were able to stop him and he was taken to St. Elizabeth’s in Utica in critical condition.
A female victim was located dead near the SUV.
The incident caused a 20-minute delay to the start of the 2019 Utica Boilermaker Wheelchair Race and 15K road race.
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