**News alert! Carroll homicide victims identifed, four suspects in custody for alleged home invasion Wednesday morning...

 

Four Central New York men have been arrested in connection with what authorities now say was a home invasion that left a town of Carroll couple dead.  During a press conference this afternoon in Mayville... Sheriff Joe Gerace said that 66 year-old Gordon... and, 59 year-old Joyce Skinner were found dead about 9:30 AM Wednesday in their burning home on Wheeler Hill Road.  Gerace says the four suspects were arrested early this (Thursday) in Elmira, where at least three of them lived.  He says all for are being held for arraignment on -- as yet -- unspecified charges.  They're identified as 34-year-old David Coggins... who had no known address... and, 18-year-old Ricky Knickerbocker, 18-year-old Steven Todd and 21-year-old Joshua McCormick... all of Elmira.  Gerace says the Skinners were apparently targeted for the crime... but, won't yet say how they were killed.  He described the attack as ``one of the most disturbing and troubling cases I have seen (in 34 years in law enforcement).''

 

 

Three people now confirmed as dead in state Thruway crash just north of Chautauqua County line...

 

Three people have died in a crash on the New York State Thruway in the town of Brant - just north of the Chautauqua County line.  The victims included a 27 year-old man... and a 30-year-old woman along with a one-month-old boy.  Thruway State Police investigators say the crash occurred when a passenger van, carrying 10 people, went off the east bound lane and struck a dump truck that was parked on the Thruway median just east of Silver Creek.  Police say at least five other people were hurt.  Troopers say the dump truck was being used for trash clean up.

 

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