28 June 2022

 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

           Yvonne Torch
On Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at approximately 10:48 a.m., Yvonne Torch was brutally beaten and murdered at her place of business.  Torch was the owner and operator of “His and Hers Salon” located on SR-9W in the Town of Newburgh.  She was 31-years old and a loving mother and wife. 


Law Enforcement Officers from the New York State Police, Town of Newburgh Police Department, and Orange County District Attorney’s Office worked on this case from its onset.  Hundreds of leads were developed and investigated; however, her assailant was never identified. 

New advancements in science and technology have breathed new life into the case.  Anyone with information about this case can contact Investigators Jeffrey Dalton or Matthew Schaffer, Troop F – Major Crimes Unit at (845) 344-5300.  Anonymous tips may be called into the Troop F Major Crimes Unit confidential tip line at (845) 344-5370 or emailed to crimetip@troopers.ny.gov.


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