Video: NY Psychiatrist William Lewek Pleads Not Guilty to Burying Body in Backyard

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Psychiatrist accused of burying body pleads not guilty By Victoria E. Freile February 19, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A psychiatrist accused of tampering with evidence in the disappearance of a New York man in October, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges. Last month, Matthew Straton’s body was removed from a […]

Lewek, NY Psychiatrist, Going Back to Prison – parole violation

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, who buried body in backyard, going back to prison on parole violation By Gary Craig February 5, 2018 William Lewek, the former psychiatrist who buried the body of a dead man in his backyard, is returning to prison for three months after admitting to a parole violation. Lewek last week […]

William Lewek, Body-In-Backyard-Psychiatrist, License Revoked – Finally

WHEC Former psychiatrist convicted of hiding body loses medical license December 28, 2016 The state has revoked the license of a Rochester doctor convicted of hiding a body in his backyard. William Lewek pleaded guilty in 2014 to tampering with physical evidence. Officers found Matthew Straton’s body in his backyard. Lewek told police that Straton […]

Petition Started Against Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist, William Lewek

WHEC Petition against local psychiatrist accused of moving missing man’s body March 1, 2015 A petition has been started, asking for the maximum sentence in the case against a local psychiatrist accused of moving a man’s body. Just days before his trial was set to begin, Dr. William Lewek accepted a plea deal for tampering […]

Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist William Lewek headed to Prison – pleaded guilty to “tampering with physical evidence” (a body!)

TWC News William Lewek Pleads Guilty to Hiding Matthew Straton’s Body By Tara Grimes February 20, 2015 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — William Lewek admitted Friday in court that he hid the body of a missing man in his Rochester backyard for months, as loved ones of Matthew Straton searched for him. Lewek, 62, pleaded guilty to […]

William Lewek, Crack Smoking Psychiatrist, Partially Buried Body in His Backyard

TWC News Lewek Allegedly Told Police He Gave Man $200 to Buy Drugs By TWC News Staff November 19, 2014 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Statements made by the Rochester man accused of hiding the body of a missing man in his backyard were the focus of a court hearing Wednesday. William Lewek is charged with tampering […]

Body-in-backyard-psychiatrist William Lewek – “Medical Condition” delays his Criminal Trial

Democrat & Chronicle Trial indefinitely postponed for Dr. William Lewek By Gary Craig September 24, 2014 The trial of a Rochester psychiatrist accused of burying a body in his backyard has been indefinitely postponed because of ongoing medical treatment for the doctor. Dr. William Lewek, who is charged with hiding the body of Matthew Straton, […]

William Lewek: Body-in-Backyard-Psychiatrist Found Knee-Deep in Niagara River

The Buffalo News Psychiatrist who nearly drove into Niagara River is subject of Rochester criminal investigation By Phil Fairbanks September 15, 2014 The bizarre story of a dead man found buried in a Rochester psychiatrist’s backyard grew a bit stranger Sunday. The tale of Matthew Straton’s suspicious death took on a new twist when a […]

Psychiatrist William Lewek (Body-in-Backyard) Sued by Mother

Democrat & Chronicle Matthew Straton’s mom sues Dr. Lewek By Gary Craig June 9, 2014 A Rochester psychiatrist who allegedly buried a dead man in his backyard is being sued by the mother of the deceased. Kym Straton, the mother of Matthew Straton, sued Dr. William Lewek in late May, court records show. The lawsuit […]

Video: NY Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist William Lewek – Back in Court May 15th Lewek’s Case Going to Lower Court May 1, 2014 William Lewek is the the psychiatrist accused of hiding the body of missing Rochester man Matthew Straton. When he was arrested, he was also charged with drug possession. The lower court is called a “Judicial Diversion Program,” and is a program for felony offenders who […]

Video: Update on NY Body-in-Backyard-Psychiatrist

WHEC 10 Psychiatrist accused of moving missing man’s body appears in court By: Nikki Rudd March 26, 2014 Could he avoid jail time? There was a turn of events in the case of a local psychiatrist accused of moving the body of a missing man to his backyard. William Lewek was in Monroe County Court […]

Hide Your Children (Song) and Video – Body-In-BackYard Psychiatrist Posts $350,000 bail – out of jail – for now

Hide Your Children by Recording Artist Tom Little ++++ WHEC News 10 Doctor charged in Rowley Street investigation released from jail January 24, 2014 By Brett Davidsen A local psychiatrist is out of jail. Dr. William Lewek, of Rochester, posted the $350,000 bail early Friday afternoon. He was arrested last week after the body of […]

Body-in-Backyard Psychiatrist in Court

Democrat & Chronicle Psychiatrist accused of hiding body in court By Victoria Freile January 21, 2014 Dr. William Lewek, accused of hiding a body in his backyard on Rowley Street in Rochester, appeared in City Court Tuesday morning. Lewek, who was arraigned on Friday on charges of tampering with physical evidence and possession of a […]

Video: Body in Backyard Psychiatrist Arrested

WHEC Court papers: Suspect hid Matthew Straton’s body in yard with dirt, grass, patio chair January 17, 2014 A local doctor is under arrest in connection with the investigation at a home in the Park Avenue neighborhood. Dr. William Lewek, a psychiatrist, will be arraigned Friday morning on charges of criminal possession of a controlled […]

Body Found in NY Psychiatrist William Lewek’s Backyard

ABC13 (Rochester, NY) January 16, 2014 Rochester, N.Y.— Monroe County property records show the home on Rowley street where remains were found, is owned by a person identified as Doctor William Lewek. Online records conducted by 13WHAM indicate Lewek is a psychiatrist. A spokesperson from the University of Rochester Medical Center describes Lewek’s relationship with […]