New Scotland homicide victim identified; police search for weapon

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Police were at a home in New Scotland where a 35-year-old man was the victim of a homicide.

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple confirms the victim’s name is Philip Rabadi.

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Investigators are focused on a home at 120 Miller Rd., and have a big area around the home taped off. The home is located in a brand new development.

The investigation started with a welfare check on Wednesday. Police and family arrived to find the man dead on the floor inside the home he shared with his wife.

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Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said authorities have been searching for a murder weapon. Deputies have been focusing on a pond next to the home, with divers going in. It’s unclear what kind of weapon they’re looking for. Police have also not said how this man was killed.