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Spencerport woman found safe after abduction, suspect found dead

A Spencerport woman is safe following her abduction Tuesday night, and the suspect is dead.

Jessica Northrup, 43, of Spencerport was abducted Tuesday evening around 7 p.m. by Paul Collen, 52.

Wednesday morning around 6 a.m. Northrup drove herself to a police station.


Collen was located and found dead due to a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Northrup is being treated at Strong Memorial Hospital, cooperating with police, and expected to make a full recovery.

The incident was labeled as a domestic violence related issue by police.

The police began investigating Tuesday night after people reported they heard a woman screaming for help.



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