Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on April 18, 2018
Motel Murder in Batavia under investigation.
A woman was found dead in a room at the Sunset Motel in Batavia and now the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the person who possibly murdered her.
Deputies received a report of an unresponsive woman found in the motel on West Main Street Road shortly before noon on Monday and first responders reported that the woman was already deceased when they arrived.
Deputies deemed the circumstances of the death suspicious and they determined they were investigating a homicide.
The hotel room was treated as a crime scene and the medical examiner ruled the death as a homicide.
An autopsy revealed that the woman died from a “sharp force trauma to the carotid artery.”
Investigators say they are working on leads and also on locating the woman’s next of kin before identifying her.
More information on the case is expected from the Sheriff’s Office later this morning.
Warsaw man accused of possessing a multitude of Child Porn.
According to State Police, 31 year old Kory A. Doyle of Warsaw was under investigation by their department for child porn possession since last March.
Troops say they were tipped off that Doyle had allegedly uploaded numerous images of child porn to the Internet by an Internet Service company early last year.
State Police stationed in Warsaw and Batavia allegedly found him in possession of a multitude images and videos containing child porn.
Doyle was arraigned in Warsaw Village Court and was ordered to be held in lieu of $25,000 bail in the Wyoming County Jail.
Funding is approved for upgrades to three Genesee County bridges.
The project fund for replacement of the Searls Road bridge over Spring Creek, Pratt Road bridge and Stroh Road bridge all received funding through federal grants and will be widened to meet federal standards according to County Highways Superintendent Tim Hens.
The bishop of Buffalo’s Catholic diocese is selling the mansion he lives in to help pay victims of sexually abusive priests.
Bishop Malone has said that no donations will be used to settle sex abuse claims but “The Buffalo News” says in one way or another, area Catholics are paying.
The diocese says settlements will be paid for by the sale of properties, insurance coverage and investment reserves, all of which the paper says traces back to the wallets of local Catholics.
Yesterday Bishop Malone announced he was putting the Oakland Place bishop’s mansion on the market.