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New York man, 19, allegedly fatally shot his mother and her boyfriend

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (TCD) — A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged after allegedly fatally shooting his mother and her partner.

According to a news release from the New York State Police, on the afternoon of Nov. 22, state troopers and Schenectady County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home on Reynolds Road in Princetown to perform a welfare check of a person who did not show up for work.

At the scene, authorities reportedly found the bodies of William Horwedel, 61, and Alesia Wadsworth, 60. Police said the victims died from gunshot wounds.

Wadsworth’s son, Nicholas Fiebka, was reportedly taken into custody for questioning. According to police, he was charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

Horwedel, the male victim, was reportedly the father of two state troopers. He and Wadsworth were in a long-term relationship and lived together, the Times Union reports.

Police did not disclose the motive. Fiebka remains held without bail at the Schenectady County Jail.


Suspect charged in double homicide in Princetown – New York State PoliceState Police: Man killed his mother, father of two troopers in Princetown – Times Union

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