Idaho man sentenced for attempted Albany murder

Posted at: 05/13/2014 1:49 PM
By: WNYT Staff

ALBANY – A Idaho man has been sentenced on attempted murder charges in Albany.

It happened on Morton Avenue last May.

Thomas Ryder, 45, tried to stop a 65-year-old relative from breathing by putting his hands over her head.

Ryder then hit her in the head with his fist and a pair of headphones.

He faces five years of post-release supervision when he is released.