Bail denied for suspect in Brookdale Ave. homicide


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Bail was denied for the suspect accused in a Wednesday homicide on Brookdale Avenue.

Martha Jones, 28, was arraigned Thursday morning in Rochester City Court.

Jones is charged with second degree murder for the death of 34-year-old Micah Welch.

Welch was shot early Tuesday morning on Brookdale Avenue, on the city’s southwest side. First responders found him with a gunshot wound to his lower body and tried to save his life, but he did not survive.

Police at one point secured a house near the scene as part of their investigation.

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