Homeowner in Deerfield double-fatal shooting being released from jail

The incident happened on Walker Road last Tuesday.

Posted: Jun 3, 2019 10:05 AM
Updated: Jun 4, 2019 9:27 AM

UPDATE- In court on Monday night, the Oneida County District Attorney's Office agreed to release Ronald Stolarczyk from jail without any requirement for bail.

Stolarczyk's attorney, Mark Wolber, said his house has been condemned and he isn't able to go back.

Wolber explained what happens next.

"Our efforts to get him in a safe place and to get some of his needs dealt with so he can have his medical needs treated, have proper diet have a place to stay until we can get his house in order. He was released in his own recognizance and that is an indication to me that the District Attorney's office realizes this is not a dangerous person," he said.

Wolber says he will be provided with temporary shelter and benefits through Social Services.

Stolarczyk is due back in court August 5.


DEERFIELD, N.Y. -- The Deerfield man accused of shooting two attempted burglary suspects last Tuesday is due in court Monday night.

State police say 64-year-old Ronald Stolarczyk, shot and killed the pair with an illegally owned handgun.

The incident happened on Walker Road last Tuesday.

Police say 57-year-old Patricia Anne Talerico and 27-year-old Nicholas Talerico were the pair shot and killed.

Stolarczyk was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a firearm, for using a gun left to him by his deceased father, in the shooting.

He'll appear in Deerfield Town Court at 6 p.m.

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