December 4th, 2009
After responding to a call on 6315 Pine Grove Ave. around 1 p.m. on Dec 1, police located the lifeless body of Amy Bell, 82, who lived in the residence. James Michinson, 88, of nearby Barker Street, was found in need of urgent medical attention, and died shortly after being transported to hospital. Post-mortem examinations revealed both died as the result of blunt force trauma. A 38-year-old Niagara Falls man was charged with first degree murder.