Rome double homicide case going to grand jury


ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The double homicide investigation in Rome, with Aaron Welch as the suspect, will go to Oneida County grand jury, according to Rome City Court.

Aaron Welch of Schenectady plead not guilty in court on June 11 and is facing murder charges.

Welch is accused of stabbing Stephanie I. Morrison, 22, of Rome and Shawn P. Kessler, 31, of Camden at the Myrtle Street residence where Morrison lived.

Police say they found Morrison dead at the scene inside the house, but Kessler was alive when they arrived and was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. Kessler later died from his injuries.

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