A few more details of the investigation into the homicide of a 99-year-old Poughkeepsie woman have been released. Michael Howard was at the news conference and joined us with the latest.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Poughkeepsie Police gave an update on the murder case of Fannie Gumbinger, 99. The woman was found dead in her home last week after a concerned neighbor called police.
Gumbinger was discovered in her home on Underhill Avenue Wednesday morning. Police say a thief broke into the home, killed her and then stole items from the home. Detectives say two other homes were burglarized the following night.
After a lengthy interview process, police arrested Javon Rogers, 20, of Poughkeepsie. Rogers has been charged with first degree murder and burglary charges in connection with the case. At this time, police believe he acted alone.
"We will not rest until all of the evidence is processed and interviews are done to eliminate a second suspect or develop one. At this point, we have no reason to believe that he operated other than as a single person. As I stated earlier, we have an overwhelming amount of evidence that will be processed over the next several months," said Poughkeepsie Police Chief Ronald Knapp.
Rogers is being held at Dutchess County Jail. There's still no word yet on funeral services for Gumbinger.
Poughkeepsie Police held a news conference Monday morning to discuss the murder case of 99-year-old Fannie Gumbinger. Poughkeepsie resident Javon Rogers, 20, is facing first-degree murder and burglary charges in connection with the case. The full press conference can be viewed here.
YNN: Poughkeepsie officials discuss homicide
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