Alex Rideout denied parole in connection to father's murder

June 24, 2019 12:14 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Alex Rideout, who was convicted of tampering with evidence in the murder of his father Craig Rideout, was denied parole after his parole hearing on June 11. 

According to the New York State Department of Correction Parole Board Calendar website, Alex's parole was "not granted." 


He was found guilty of tampering with evidence and received one and one-third year to four years in prison. 

His older brother Colin Rideout and his mother Laura Rideout were convicted of the same tampering charge and second-degree murder. Laura was also convicted of second-degree burglary. 

Colin and Laura are serving 25 years to life in prison. Laura is also serving 15 years for the burglary conviction. 

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and testimony at the trial, Craig was murdered in the basement of his condo in Penfield on July 19, 2016. His body was found on July 20 wrapped in a tarp near a farm field in Penn Yan. 

Click here for a timeline of the Rideout murder case. 


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