Bystander Stabbed to Death

Tried to Help In Batavia

Allan Harris
June 02, 2019 - 5:21 am

(WBEN)  Police say a bystander who tried to break up a fight in Batavia was fatally stabbed early Saturday.

Michael Paladino heard a man and woman fighting on a sidewalk and intervened.

Police said 31-year old Quinton Edmonds of Rochester fatally stabbed the 43-year-old and left the scene.

Paladino was found bleeding in the entryway of an apartment building and pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Edmonds was later taken into custody on a second-degree murder charge.

Quinton Edmonds was arraigned in Batavia City Court .. Edmonds was remanded to the Genesee County Jail.

Edmonds is scheduled to reappear in Batavia City Court on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 1330.

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