Former RPD Captain Sentenced for Shooting and Killing Son

Published 08/19 2014 11:50AM

Updated 08/19 2014 06:43PM

Rochester, NY(WROC)-  Former Rochester police captain Michael Leach was sentenced to 5 years probation and the first 180 days in jail today. 

In July of 2012, he shot and killed his son, thirty seven year old Matthew Leach, inside a hotel room in Old Forge.  He pleaded guilty to killing his son in June.
Leach suffers from post traumatic stress disorder and a sleeping disorder.

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