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Homicide investigation underway in Genesee County

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation into an apparent homicide following the discovery of 59-year-old Michael G. Poole’s body in the town of Alabama on Tuesday. Poole, a resident of Olcutt in Niagara County, was found dead amid a missing-person inquiry, sparking concerns and prompting immediate action from local authorities.


Officials have assured the public that this incident seems to be isolated, indicating no ongoing threat to community safety. The circumstances surrounding Poole’s death have yet to be fully disclosed as investigators continue to piece together the events leading to this tragic outcome.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking any information related to the case and encourages anyone with knowledge of the incident to come forward. Community members can reach out to the Sheriff’s Office at (585) 343-5000 to assist in the ongoing investigation.