Police identify murder victim found on Orchard Street Saturday

Aszia Grimes Photo: Rochester Police Department. Aszia Grimes

Updated: September 15, 2020 03:41 PM
Created: September 15, 2020 03:02 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Police have identified the woman found dead on Orchard Street Saturday, and they are investigating her death as a murder.

Police say 25-year-old Aszia Grimes of Rochester was found dead in a vacant lot on Orchard Street at around 2:45 p.m. Saturday.


The Medical Examiner determined Grimes was murdered according to police.

RPD's Major Crimes Unit says it will not be releasing specific details about how she was killed, or if the murder occurred in the same place that she was found.

Police say it is believed Grimes was last seen around Thursday, Sept. 10.

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