The pages throughout this website are filled with descriptions of the innovative programs the District Attorney’s Office has developed as well as a list of resources available to the community and to crime victims, and a description of the various bureaus associated with this office. I hope you find this information useful.

William J. Fitzpatrick
Onondaga County District Attorney

From The Desk of the District Attorney

Woman pleads guilty to murdering 93 year-old in Syracuse’s Skyline Apartment
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Victoria Afet, the 23-year-old murderer of a 93-year-old Syracuse woman inside the Skyline Apartments pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder, robbery and assault

Just Mercy
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The Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office is proud to be a sponsor of The Community Book Read featuring the book Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, presented by MacKenzie Hughes, LLP as part of The Bond, Schoeneck and King Series on … Read More

National District Attorneys Association Statement on the Killing of George Floyd
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On Monday, May 25, 2020, 46-year-old George Floyd tragically and unnecessarily lost his life over the allegation that he passed a counterfeit bill.  As appropriate steps are taken to ensure the effective and fair administration of justice, several immediate observations … Read More