Kingston cops, Ulster DA announce arrest in Colonial Gardens slay

The Kingston Police Department and the Ulster County District Attorney's Office on Friday, March 20 announced the arrest of a suspect in the Feb. 11 killing of Ashley “Ash” Dixon.

Charged with second-degree murder is 35-year-old Cory Q. Smith, who police say is a resident of both the Bronx and Kingston.

According to police, Smith and Dixon got into a verbal dispute outside 34-48 Sheehan Court — a road that runs through the Kingston Housing Authority’s Colonial Village apartment complex — resulting in Smith shooting Dixon, a 31-year-old Green Street resident, three times. Dixon . . .


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