A Hudson Valley woman and her killer are dead, after a two-state police incident.

Police began investigating a fatal shooting in the Lower Hudson Valley Wednesday afternoon.

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The Ramapo Police Investigations Division started an investigation and determined the suspect was 53-year-old Lawrence Byrd. Police didn't say how the investigation led them to allege the 53-year-old was the killer.

Byrd fled to Connecticut. The Ramapo Police Department didn't confirm if Byrd knew the victim.

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Found By Police In Stamford, Connecticut

Around 1:45 p.m., the Stamford Police Department was alerted that a suspect in a Ramapo Police Department (NY) homicide investigation was possibly in Stamford.

Patrol officers and investigators from various units checked multiple locations and later focused surveillance efforts around 300 Tresser Blvd.


A man fitting the description was found just before 4 p.m. walking from 300 Tresser Blvd.

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As officers approached him on Canal Street around 4:00, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot himself. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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