QUICK LINKS:

Trial for former RPD captain set for June

Updated: 03/25/2014 11:21 AM
Created: 03/25/2014 9:59 AM WHEC.com

The trial date has been set for a former Rochester City Police captain accused of shooting his son to death.

According to the Batavia Daily News, the trial for Michael Leach will take place in June. Investigators say the 59-year-old shot his 37-year-old son, Matthew, in July 2012. Leach told police he thought his son was an intruder in the motel room where they were staying.

If convicted, he faces 25 years to life in prison.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Rochester

Clear
54°
65° | 38°
  • Feels like: 54° F
  • Wind: ESE 6mph
  • Humidity: 64%
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    77° | 57°
  • Sun Showers and thunderstorms
    72° | 62°
  • Mon Times of sun and clouds
    62° | 50°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    59° | 45°