In a controversial incident, local police and a state trooper intercepted Washington at his former girlfriend’s house at her request. The three met on a path in the back of the house, two shots rang out, and Washington was dead. Initial statements issued by the Utica police and the DA were inconsistent with witness accounts and with each other, one of many disturbing discrepancies in the case.

ID: 1171

Victms Name: Walter Washington
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Utica
County: Oneida
State: NY
Zip Code: 13501
Country: United States of America

Agency: Utica Police Department, New York State Police

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: In a controversial incident, local police and a state trooper intercepted Washington at his former girlfriend’s house at her request. The three met on a path in the back of the house, two shots rang out, and Washington was dead. Initial statements issued by the Utica police and the DA were inconsistent with witness accounts and with each other, one of many disturbing discrepancies in the case.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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