Lockport woman charged with murdering Olcott man in Town of Alabama

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 April 2024 at 10:08 pm

Michael G. Poole

TOWN OF ALABAMA – A Lockport woman has been charged with second-degree murder of an Olcott man whose body was discovered on March 19 in the Town of Alabama in Genesee County.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office announced tonight that Kathryn A. Henry, aka “Kat”, 33 has been charged with second-degree for her alleged involvement in the death of Michael G. Poole of Olcott. Poole was 59.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office said Henry conspired with another person, intentionally causing the death of Poole and then took subsequent steps to conceal his body.

Henry is also charged with assault in the 1st degree, concealment of a human corpse, hindering a prosecution in the 1st degree, tampering with physical evidence, conspiracy in 2nd degree, and conspiracy in 4th degree.

Henry was arraigned and remanded to the custody of the Genesee County Jail where she is being held without bail.

Charges are expected to be forthcoming for another involved person, who is in custody on another matter, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The investigation is continuing.