TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (WWTI) — A woman has been charged in relation to the homicide that took place in Tupper Lake on July 28. According to New York State Police, at around 1 p.m. on Thursday they responded to a residence on Lakeview Avenue in the Village of Tupper Lake and discovered a single victim dead at the scene. Police identified the victim as Melissa A. Guisewhite, 51, of Tupper Lake.
Police stated that Alexa J. Gallagher, 26, from Tupper Lake was arrested and charged with Murder in the second degree Friday morning. She was arraigned in the Tupper Lake Town Court where she was remanded to the Franklin County Jail without bail.
State Police are asking anyone with information regarding the investigation to please contact Troop B Communications. They can be reached by phone at (518) 873-2750.