Authorities look to question former Holland Patent man in fatal Annsville stabbing

By WKTV News

ANNSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office states that it is currently looking to question a man originally from Holland Patent in regard to an altercation outside the American Legion in Annsville that resulted in the stabbing death of a man.

According to Sheriff Robert Maciol, the autopsy on Joseph M. Andrewski was conducted on September 10 and it was determined he died as a result of a single stab wound to the left groin area, which struck the femoral artery.

Authorities say Andrewski was involved in an altercation Saturday, September 8 outside the American Legion in Annsville with another person, identified as Jeremiah G. Cullen, 29, of Holland Patent. Cullen received a stab wound to his left shoulder, which Sheriff's Investigators say he received from Andrewski. During the fight, Andrewski is said to have received his injury to the left groin area. Witnesses to the incident tell authorities that the two men fell to the ground.

Sheriff Maciol states that Jeremiah Cullen was transported to Rome Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released for the stab wound to his left shoulder. Andrewski was transported to SUNY Upstate Hospital in Syracuse where he succumbed to his injury and passed away on Sunday September 9.

Authorities say they are also looking for Frank A. Aiello, 36, originally from Holland Patent, who is wanted for questioning by the Sheriff's Office in regards to the incident that night at the American Legion. Anyone with information on Aiello's whereabouts is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 315-765-2737.

The investigation is ongoing and the Oneida County Sheriff's Offices are asking anyone who was attending the Legion that night or has any information pertaining to the fight between Andrewski and Cullen to contact the Oneida County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit

All information will be kept confidential.

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