08 April 2021

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Wappinger, New York - On April 7, 2021, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks in conjunction with the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office arrested Joan M. Darcy, age 71, of Wappinger, for Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class C felony.

On November 5, 2020, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks responded to a residence on Scarborough Lane in the town of Wappinger for a deceased woman.  Investigation revealed the victim, identified as Carol A. Darcy, aged 72 years, died of blunt force injuries.

Joan Darcy was arraigned before the Dutchess County Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.


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