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Male Suspect In Custody In Scarsdale Homicide

Police are investigating a potential homicide at 50 Lincoln Road in Scarsdale after a woman's body was found. A 61-year-old suspect is now in custody.
Police are investigating a potential homicide at 50 Lincoln Road in Scarsdale after a woman's body was found. A 61-year-old suspect is now in custody. Photo Credit: Google Maps

SCARSDALE, N.Y. - Local and county police continue investigating a suspicious incident in Scarsdale, where a 58-year-old woman was found dead in her Heathcote neighborhood home on Wednesday morning.

Shortly after 10 a.m., Scarsdale police responded to 50 Lincoln Road after receiving an emergency 9-1-1 call reporting that a woman had been seriously injured. According to police, first responders with with the department and Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps were on the scene within three minutes, where the still unidentified woman was found dead.

At approximately noon, forensic investigators from the Westchester County Department of Public Safety and members of the District Attorney’s Office joined the Scarsdale police investigation in the Heathcote neighborhood as they seek answers into the unidentified woman’s death.

According to Scarsdale Police Capt. Thomas Altizio, a 61-year-old male is in custody. With the investigation ongoing, he warned that he cannot disseminate more information to the public until it concludes.

“As this is an active investigation, I cannot release any additional information at this time,” he said. “We are confident that this is an isolated incident which poses no threat to the community.

Keep following the Daily Voice for more information about Wednesday’s incident as it becomes available.

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