Heavy police presence at Rotterdam home for death investigation on Fern Ave

There is a heavy police presence on Fern Avenue in Rotterdam, where a State Police forensic crew appears to be collecting evidence from a home cordoned off by yellow crime scene tape.⁦

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The Rotterdam Police are currently conducting a death investigation and are currently being assisted by members of the New York State Police, Rotterdam police said.

65 year-old Cathy Guillaume and 74 year old Robert Guillaume were both killed in what are being called homicides at 1467 Fern Ave, Rotterdam Police said.

The cause of death is not being released.

Residents of Fern Avenue in Rotterdam say the area of police focus appears to be the same house where a young man was shot in the leg two weeks ago. ⁦

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rotterdam Police Department at 518-355-7397 extension 289.

NewsChannel 13’s Dan Levy is there. He will have updates on WNYT.com, along with NewsChannel 13 Live at 9 on My4 and NewsChannel 13 Live at 11.