Troopers: Man, 37, stabbed brother to death in Yorkville

Published Jul 17, 2018 at 11:33am

VILLAGE OF YORKVILLE — A 37-year-old man is in custody, suspected of stabbing his older brother to death at their Jones Place residence early this morning, according to state police.

This is the first homicide this year that occurred outside of the City of Utica.

Trooper Jack Keller said the 37-year-old stabbed his 42-year-old brother inside their residence at 10 Jones Place shortly before 4 a.m.

Jones Place is a cul-de-sac that extends north off Whitesboro Street, on the north side of the commercial strip in Yorkville.

The identities of the two men were not released this morning. Keller said they were notifying the next of kin before releasing names.

State police said the accused killer is in custody, but they have also not yet released information on what charges he may face.

According to town records, the property is owned by John Ferguson.

This is the first homicide in Yorkville since 2010.

More information is expected to be released this afternoon.