Detectives need help solving death of Grand Island woman

Posted at 4:14 PM, Dec 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 07:47:32-05

Detectives are asking for the public's help to solve a March 2017 homicide on Grand Island.

According to the Erie County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a first aid call at the Country Glenn Apartments on Bedell Road in the morning hours on March 11, 2017.

The victim, 38-year-old Cheryl Mayes, was found and taken to Kenmore Mercy Hospital where she later died. A medical examiner ruled Mayes' death a homicide by blunt force trauma to the head.

The Sheriff's Office reports the investigation has developed a person of interest.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help to gather more information and evidence into the homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Erie County Sheriff’s Office at (716) 858-2903 and refer to CL # 17-019813.

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