MAYVILLE – Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace announced today the name of the victim of a homicide on Wednesday, October 20, 2014 in the Town of Westfield as 61-year-old Mary E. Whitaker of 8448 Titus Road in that town and also of New York City. No other details have been provided by the sheriff’s office, although they say that more details will be announced as they become available.
On Wednesday, Chautauqua County sheriff deputies began their investigation into the discovery of the body of an unidentified female in her 60s at 8448 Titus Rd.
Police were called to the scene after a report came in of an assault victim at the residence who was possibly deceased. According to the newspaper report, Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace had said the woman was the sole victim and others in the area were not in danger.
Titus Road is located just north of the village of Sherman and a section of it is located in the town of Sherman. However, according to the news report, the scene of the crime was on the section of the road that lies in the town of Westfield.