Court upholds triple-murder conviction from Washington County

WNYT Staff
Created: December 05, 2019 05:02 PM

A court has upheld the triple-murder conviction of Matthew Slocum.

The Appellate Division, 3rd Department announced its decision on Thursday.

In 2017, Slocum was sentenced to 82 and a half years to life in state prison.

Jurors found back in 2011 Slocum intentionally caused the death of his mother, step-father, and step-brother by shooting them at a home in White Creek.

After committing the murders, he set the house on fire in an attempt to conceal evidence.

Slocum appealed, but the court unanimously rejected his argument.

Copyright 2019 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook