Suspect arrested hours after man found dead in apartment

Crime

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Police made an arrest Monday evening, hours after a man was found dead inside an apartment complex on Resolute Circle in Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the apartment on Resolute Circle around 8 a.m. for a welfare check. There they found Ted Morris Sr., 52, dead of multiple stab wounds.

According to police, investigators learned Evan Guzman, 36, knocked on Morris’ door around 5 a.m. and stabbed him multiple times as soon as he answered. Guzman was arrested without incident Monday evening and charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree.

Police say Guzman was released from prison in April. They say Guzman has three prior felony convictions, and is a level 2 sex offender for a criminal sex act involving a child under the age of 13.

This is a developing story. News 8 WROC will provide updates as they become available.

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