Arrest Made In Death Of 15 Year Old

February 19, 2011 Updated Feb 20, 2011 at 7:45 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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February 19, 2011 Updated Feb 20, 2011 at 7:45 PM EDT

ALBION, NY ( release/wkbw ) The Village of Albion Police Department released to Eyewitness News that a joint investigation with the New York State Police, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Village of Medina Police Department, resulted in the arrest of 21 Year old, Carlos Cardenas late Friday night in connection with the death of his Sister-In Law, 15 year old Katherine Sanchez.

Based on the investigation authorities recovered a body, which they believe to be Katherine Sanchez. The body was taken to the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office. The defendant was charged with Murder in the Second Degree for an incident that occurred in the Village of Albion and was arraigned last night. A further court date has been set for Thursday February 24, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Town of Albion Court.

The investigation is ongoing.