TOWN OF WALLKILL – Middletown metropolis resident Horace Duke, 22, has formally been charged with homicide in reference to the stabbing dying of 74-year-old Joel Laddy of the City of Wallkill earlier than 10 a.m. on Thursday, October, Deputy Wallkill City Police Chief Antonino Spano stated Friday.
Police had been referred to as to a reported combat in progress on the Route 17 westbound exit off ramp on the intersection with State Route 302 in Wallkill. In the course of the confrontation, police stated Laddy turned left onto Route 302 and went into the parking zone in entrance of 2580 Route 302 the place he was positioned and handled by police and EMS personnel.
The automobile pushed by Duke turned proper onto Route 302. It was positioned by police in entrance of 2468 Route 302 the place he was apprehended.
Laddy was transported to Garnet Well being medical Middle the place he wasd later pronounced lifeless.
Along with the homicide cost, Spano stated Duke was charged with felony possession of a weapon.
He was arraigned and remanded to the Orange County Jail with out bail.
The investigation is continuous and anybody with details about the incident is requested to name the Detective Division of Wallkill City Police at 845-692-6757.