Suspicious death in Schenectady ruled homicide

WNYT Staff
Updated: December 26, 2019 06:09 PM
Created: December 26, 2019 01:54 PM

SCHENECTADY - A suspicious death in Schenectady on Christmas is now being investigated as a homicide.

Police say 51-year-old Alejandro Melendez was found in the area of 760 State Street around 8 a.m. Wednesday.


They say he died of blunt force trauma after being hit by a car.

Anyone who may have been in that area between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. on December 25 is asked to call (518) 788-6566.

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