Body found in cupboard; 2 NY men charged

Body found in cupboard; 2 NY men charged

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CORNING, N.Y. (AP) - Two men face murder charges after police say officers found a body in the kitchen cupboard of an abandoned house in the city of Corning.

State police say someone called Corning city police Friday evening to report an open door at a vacant house. Police checked it out and found no sign of anyone there. They went back on Saturday to search in daylight and found the body of 28-year-old Phillip Lough in a large cupboard.

Police say Lough's last known address was in the town of Bath.

An investigation by state police resulted in the arrests of 20-year-old Ryan Morrow of Corning and 23-year-old Jacob Horn of Painted Post. Both were charged with second-degree murder.

Police haven't released a motive for the killing.

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