Update: An autopsy was completed at the Albany Medical Center and the victim has been positively identified as 46-year-old Crisie L. Luebbers of Lyon Mountain. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. This case remains under investigation.
Original release: On July 7, 2021, State Police arrested 37-year-old Craig A. Foster of Keeseville, and 42-year-old Nicole M. Cayea of Schuyler Falls, following an investigation into a missing person complaint at 98 Blake Road in the town of Schuyler Falls. The investigation was conducted by members from the New York State Police, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, Plattsburgh City Police Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Plattsburgh Resident Office. A female victim was located deceased at that address. The investigation revealed that Foster and Cayea then stole the victim’s car.
Cayea and Foster have been charged with one count each of Murder 2nd degree and Grand Larceny 4th degree. They were arraigned and remanded to the Clinton County Jail without bail. An autopsy on the victim will be performed on July 7, 2021, at the Albany Medical Center. This investigation is ongoing.