Homicide Victim: Aderson, Richard
Basic Information
Race: White
Sex: Male
Age: 47
Additional Information
Miscellaneous:
  • On February 5, 1997 at about 6:00 p.m. on the eastbound side of I-84, about 1/5 of a mile west of exit 12 (about 4 miles east of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge eastbound toll barrier) in Dutchess County, NY. Aderson apparently was involved in an accident with the suspect's vehicle, from which an argument ensued and Aderson was shot in the chest.
  • After the shooting, the suspect left the scene and headed eastbound on Interstate 84.

Victim Richard Aderson's Vehicle

The gray 1995, four-door, Volvo sedan Aderson was driving at the time of the accident that resulted in his being shot to death.
Suspect's Description
Race: White
Gender: Male
Age: Late 40s to 50
Complexion: medium
Height: About 6', very thin
Hair: Balding or receding hairline
Other: Thin nose, wears glasses
May have a beard
Unkempt/messy
Vehicle: Make: Late model Jeep Cherokee-type, sport utility vehicle
Color: Possibly green
License: New Hampshire
If you have any information, please call:
Agency: New York State Police
Address: Troop K, Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Wappingers, New York
Phone: (845) 298-0398
or e-mail the information to:
nysvicap@troopers.ny.gov
Please include your
name, address and
telephone number.
New York State Police Patch
Web page posted February 14, 1997.