NYSP: Gouverneur man charged with second-degree murder

GOUVERNEUR, NY —  On February 11, 2023, around 8:20 a.m., State Police responded to East Side Cemetery on Van Buren Road, in the town of Gouverneur, for a deceased male.

When Troopers arrived on the scene, they located Ronald E. Durham, age 72, of Gouverneur, NY, deceased under suspicious circumstances.

As a result of an investigation conducted by the New York State Police, with the assistance of the Gouverneur Police Department, Frederick A. Wing, age 22, of Gouverneur, NY, was arrested for one count of Murder in the 2nd Degree.

Wing was arraigned in the Town of Rossie Court and ordered held in the St. Lawrence County Jail, without bail, pending future court appearances.

This investigation remains ongoing with an autopsy to follow on today’s date.