Troy Police Identify Murder Victims


Late Thursday afternoon,Troy Police reopened Second Avenue, between 102nd Street and 103rd Street.

Troy police have released the names of the 4 victims of Tuesday's homicide in the city as 36 year old Shanta Myers who was mother to 5 year old Shanise Myers and 11 year old Jeremiah Myers and 22 year old Brandi Mells.  

Captain Dan DeWolf says they are releasing the names and photos to further appeal to the public for any information regarding this horrific case.  Troy Police do not plan to release the method of death or details regarding the crime scene as it could hamper their investigation.  Evidence Technicians remain on the scene and Second Avenue remains closed between 102nd and 103rd Streets.


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