WPD Update: Death investigation

WATERTOWN, NY —  The Watertown Police Department released the following statement on June 4, 2021:

“Last night at approximately 11:27 PM, our uniformed patrol officers and members of the Watertown Fire Department were dispatched to the Cutting Image Salon located at 600 Mill St. in our city, after a passerby noticed an unresponsive male was on the floor.

When our officers arrived, the building was found locked. A firefighter climbed through an unsecured window to gain entry. Once inside the building officers found a 50-year-old male and a 45-year-old female, both of whom were deceased.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has information to share, we ask that they call our department at (315) 782-2233 and a detective will contact you.”

Joseph R. Donoghue Sr.
Detective Lieutenant