Update on Caton Murder: Second Suspect Is Charged

October 3, 2015
STEUBEN COUNTY, NY – A second murder suspect has been arrested and charged for the killing of Kelly Clayton, the Steuben County Town of Caton woman who was murdered, allegedly by her husband, Thomas Clayton, on September 29th.
The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Beard, 44, of Elmira has been charged with second degree murder.
Sheriff Dave Cole says Michael Beard was a friend of 37 year old murder suspect Thomas Clayton, the husband of Kelley Clayton.