Suspicious death investigation update: Woman dropped off at RGH had severe internal injuries

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester Police’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating after a woman, 35, was dropped off at Rochester General Hospital with severe internal injuries and died.

RPD identified the woman as city resident Candis Allison and is calling her death suspicious. Investigators say her injuries, which include bruises to her torso and upper body, are “consistent with trauma connected to an incident involving a motor vehicle.”

Officers were at Rochester General Hospital for an unrelated incident when a private vehicle dropped off Allison around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday. She was unresponsive, was rushed into surgery, and eventually died of her injuries.

RPD is asking anyone with information about Allison’s death to call 911 or email