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Police investigation on Rowley Street continues

Updated: 01/16/2014 10:58 AM
Created: 01/15/2014 10:49 PM WHEC.com

Crime scene tape is still up around a home in the Park Avenue neighborhood in Rochester.

Police tell News10NBC officers were called to the Rowley Street home for the report of human remains in the backyard. We are told technicians were able to confirm remains of a deceased person were found. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the death are unknown.

The two bothers of a missing man confirm to News10NBC the body found is that of their brother, Matthew Straton.

Jeremy and Corey Straton tell us Rochester Police notified their mother around midnight that a body found at 27 Rowley Street was Matthew. Matthew Straton had been missing since October 28 and family members say they do not believe he was alive the entire time he was missing.



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