State Police Investigate Jefferson County Homicide
Cape Vincent, NY (WIBX) – State Police are investigating a homicide that happened in Jefferson County.
Police say 20-year old Mikel Odle of Alexandria Bay stabbed 51-year old Mary Burkman and 21-year old Amber Englebert just before midnight on Sunday in Burkman’s Cape Vincent home.
Troopers say Odle then fled the home with an 11-month old infant who he had with Englebert.
Odle’s vehicle was spotted a short time later on Route 12-E in Chaumont.
He crashed his vehicle after a brief pursuit and was taken into custody.
Odle is facing charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder.
Police say additional charges are pending.
Burkman was killed in the attack, while Engelbert is being treated at Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.