Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Alleged homicide suspect caught in Olean

Authorities have arrested a man suspected in the slaying of a western New York woman who was found dead in her apartment. According to the Associated Press, police arrested John Avent in Olean in connection with the March homicide of 51-year-old Roberta Rybinski. Few details about the slaying have been released. Avent is being held without bail in an Erie County jail. A hearing is scheduled for Thursday.