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Woman reported missing from Greece now at center of Hornell death investigation

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Authorities are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a young woman whose body was discovered in a Hornell residence early Tuesday.


The Hornell Police Department identified the deceased as 20-year-old Alexis Watson, whose last known address was on John St. in Hornell. Notably, Watson had been recently reported missing from Greece, N.Y.

The body was found at an East Main Street home around 12:53 AM. It has since been transferred to the Medical Examiner’s office in Binghamton for an autopsy. The investigation remains in progress.