Investigation Leads to Murder Arrest in Southern Tier

October 26, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 1:45 PM EDT

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Investigation Leads to Murder Arrest in Southern Tier

October 26, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 1:45 PM EDT

Allegany, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- According to a news release issued Wednesday, New York State Police and the Cattaraugus County District Attorney’s Office are investigating a homicide in Allegany.

Troopers responded to a 911 call and found Steven L. Balser, 58, deceased in the Valley View Estates.  NYSP arrested 22-year-old Gregory E. Farr for Murder 2nd degree and two counts Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree. Farr was arraigned in Town of Allegany Court and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail.