UPDATE: 1 man shot and killed, 4 arrested in Worcester incident

WORCESTER, N.Y. -- New York State Police are investigating a house fire and a suspicious death in the town of Worcester.

Posted: Oct 11, 2019 8:23 AM
Updated: Oct 12, 2019 6:57 PM

UPDATE: New York State Police have arrested four people for Murder in the second degree. 

Police say two suspects are 15-years-old, the third suspect is 17-years-old and the fourth suspect is 32-year-old Nicolas Meridy. All of them are from the Oneonta area.

On Thursday night around 9:00, troopers were called to a residence on Head Road in the town of Worcester for a report of a fire. Troopers located Kenneth W. Robinson, age 53 inside the residence deceased. Police say Robinson sustained a fatal gunshot wound.

All four suspects are in State Police Custody.

Additional charges are pending.


WORCESTER, N.Y. – The New York State Police are investigating a fatal house fire in the town of Worcester that they say seems suspicious.

When the fire was reported, police were made aware that someone was in the residence. After arriving on scene, troopers found one person dead inside the house.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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