NYSP investigating murder-suicide in the town of Stamford



Major William F. McEvoy
Troop C Commander



(Stamford, NY - November 7, 2018) - Two people are dead after a murder-suicide in the town of Stamford.  The deceased are Lisa K. German, age 52 of Stamford, NY and Christopher D. German, age 57 of South Kortright, NY.

The discovery was made by New York State Police at Margaretville at approximately 2 p.m. on November 6, 2018.  Christopher German’s employer became concerned after he did not come to work on November 6 and called 911.  
Troopers located both Lisa and Christopher German deceased at Lisa German’s residence on State Route 10 in the town of Stamford.  The couple was married but estranged.  Christopher German’s wound was determined to be a self-inflicted gunshot.  A .38 caliber revolver was also located at the scene and the scene was determined to be consistent with a murder-suicide. 
The couple had no previously reported domestic incidents with the State Police.  They leave behind three children who are with family.