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Albany Police Department Investigating a Death on Rose Court

Albany, NY

***UPDATE***

Albany Police Department Investigating a Death on Rose Court

Albany Police detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit have made an arrest in connection with the death on Rose Court.

On Sunday, January 14, 2024 around 10:35 a.m. officers responded to a residence on Rose Court to check the welfare of an individual who had not been heard from since yesterday afternoon. Upon officers arrival they located 48-year-old Justin Bishop deceased with multiple lacerations to his head and neck area.

Furthering their investigation, detectives have charged 44-year-old Ashley Heshmat of Albany in connection with this incident.

Bishop and Heshmat resided with one another at the residence on Rose Court.

Heshmat has been charged with one count of Murder 2nd .

He was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court this morning and Remanded to Albany County Jail.

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***ORIGINAL RELEASE***

Albany detectives are continuing to investigate a death that occurred this morning on Rose Court.

On Sunday, January 14, 2024 around 10:35 a.m. officers responded to a residence on Rose Court to check the welfare of an individual who had not been heard from since yesterday afternoon. Upon officers arrival they located a 48-year-old man deceased inside the residence.

At this time the investigation remains active and ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039.

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