CLARKSVILLE-Two Olean residents are charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of 57-year-old Royce A. Chapman according to New York State Police.
Chapman was discovered deceased inside his home Wednesday at Allegany County Rt. 40.
Investigators believe 51-year-old Lana M. Joseph had a prior relationship with the victim. Joseph and her son, Richard D. Mosher III, 26, are in Allegany County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash/$100,000 bond.
2nd Degree Murder according to New York State Law is the intentional causing of a person’s death.