Olean Mother And Son Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

February 2, 2017

OLEAN, NY – State Police report the arrest of Lana Joseph, 51 and her son Richard Mosher III, 26 both of Olean, NY. They are both charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree. Troopers say that yesterday, they responded to investigate the death of Royce A. Chapman, 57 at his residence on County Route 40, in the Allegany County Town of Clarksville. Officials say that Lana Joseph had a former relationship to the victim.

Both are in Allegany County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash/$100,000 bond. State Police also say that this is still an ongoing criminal investigation. If you have any information or had any contact with the suspects on January 31, 2017, contact the NYSP at 585-268-7086.
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