Rochester man pleads not guilty to murder for fatal stabbing on Genesee Street


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man pleaded not guilty to a murder charge for a fatal stabbing on Genesee Street earlier this week.

36-year old Amos Hill has been charged with second degree murder in the death of 36-year old Michael Adams. Hill was arraigned on Friday morning and pleaded not guilty to the charge.

According to the Rochester Police Department, Hill engaged in a verbal altercation with Adams and used an 8 inch butcher knife to stab him in the left side of his neck which caused his death.

Officers responded to the area of 695 Genesee Street for the report of a stabbing around 2:30 a.m. on Monday. There, police discovered Adams suffering from a stab wound. Life-saving measures were unsuccessful, and Adams was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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