Troy Police Make Arrest in Murder of a Schodack Woman

Troy police have made an arrest in the murder of a Schodack woman.

Rashad Edwards is charged in the death of Brianna Haughton, who was brutally murdered inside a residence in the 400 block of Pawling Avenue January 13th.

Her body discovered by police who had responded to a request to check on her welfare.A child, related to Haughton, was later found to be safe.

Police say he and Haughton were in a relationship at the time.

Brianna Haughton's death is being described as a domestic violence incident.

Edwards was already in custody at the Rensselaer County jail, and will appear in court later Wednesday.

A GoFundMe page has raised more than $10,000 for her funeral and for her young son. (Click here to donate)

Photo: WNYT

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