Police make arrest in Kingston murder

Yesterday morning a body was discovered beneath a bridge over a railroad. Before the day was over, Kingston Police had booked an Ulster Park man on murder charges.

Police arrested Seth P. Lyons, 20, of Ulster Park, and charged him with murder in the second degree. Police said the victim, Anthony Garro Jr., 49, of Kingston, who was discovered under the Elmendorf St. bridge over the railroad tracks, appeared to have been assaulted. An autopsy was scheduled for today.

Lyons was processed and held for arraignment.

The Kingston Police Department was assisted by the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, and the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Investigation Unit.


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  1. JamaicaonHudson

    First, I’m not a petty person: the Kingston Police Department did an excellent job in quickly apprehending the suspect. Second, the fact that there are officers who respect the law and do their jobs in a professional (and rational) manner should be an example to those within their ranks who don’t…

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