RPD investigating overnight homicide on Lyell Avenue

RPD investigating overnight homicide on Lyell Avenue

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By Spectrum News Staff

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police say they’re investigating the discovery of a woman’s body late Monday night as a homicide.

Police say shortly before midnight they responded to the report of a body being found on Lyell Avenue, near Whitney Street.

Police say the woman’s body suffered some sort of trauma, and are waiting for an exact cause of death from the Medical Examiners office.

They’re also working to notify family members before releasing the name of the victim.