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Police probe Clermont homicide

A home on Pleasantvale Road in Clermont where a person was stabbed to death early Sunday morning, according to police.

November 3, 2019 08:45 am Updated: November 3, 2019 08:53 am

CLERMONT - A suspect is in custody after a person was stabbed to death on Pleasantvale Road early Sunday, police said. 

Police are investigating the death as a homicide, District Attorney Paul Czajka said.

Czajka, Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett and several deputies have been at the scene since ‪about 3 a.m. Sunday‬. 

The New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit is assisting with the investigation. Police have not identified the alleged victim and suspect. 

Authorities are expected to release more information later today. 

Check back for more information on this developing story. 

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