UPD make arrest in Gary McCorkle homicide


UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Utica Police Department has reported that after a month-long investigation, they have finally made an arrest in connection to the homicide that took place in Utica on July 3rd.

On Monday October 4th, the UPD and the New York/New Jersey Regional Marshalls Task Force arrested 20-year-old Nikyro Smith-Rucker of Utica at a residence on Scott Street and have charged him with the following:

  • Murder in the Second Degree

Smith-Rucker is the primary suspect for the murder of Gary McCorkle that took place on Rutger St. on July 3rd. More charges are expected to be handed down in the future.

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