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New York State Police identify man found dead during welfare check in Dunkirk

New York State Police
Posted at 1:46 PM, Jun 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 14:36:02-04

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State Police say they found a man dead while performing a welfare check in Dunkirk June 11.

State police say troopers out of Fredonia went to check the welfare of a man at State Route 5 in Dunkirk just after 2:30 a.m. June 11.

Upon arrival, troopers say the man was dead at the scene.

Monday police identified the man, 41-year-old Andrew Garner of Dunkirk, as the victim of a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.