Hyde Park cops, State Police look for leads in woman's slaying

The New York State Police and the Hyde

The New York State Police and the Hyde Park Police are looking for leads in the slaying of Laurie Ferguson, 67, of Hyde Park, who was found dead in her Mobile Manor home on Thanksgiving Day. Police agencies located the victim's car, a Gray 2006 Saturn Ion similar to the vehicle pictured above, late Friday. (Nov. 23, 2012) (Credit: NY State Police)

The New York State Police and the Hyde Park Police are looking for leads in the slaying of Laurie Ferguson, 67, of Hyde Park, who was found dead in her Mobile Manor home on Thanksgiving Day.

Police agencies are trying to locate the victim's car, which is described as a Gray 2006 Saturn Ion with blue and white New York plates, registration number AFD7244, State Police said in a news release Friday.

Anyone with information is asked call New York State Police at 845-876-4049 or 845-677-7300.


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Troopers had said Friday morning that a homicide investigation was launched after Ferguson was found dead inside her residence, according to News12.

Ferguson was stabbed multiple times, according to the Kingston Daily Freeman.

Divers had searched a pond next to Ferguson's home but turned up no evidence, the newspaper had quoted police as saying.

Police said they received a 911 call at 6:47 p.m. Thursday, but they did not say who placed the call, the paper reported.

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