Elmira/Corning Regional Airport

DEVELOPING STORY: Remains of Doug Hubbard Found

DEVELOPING STORY: Remains of Doug Hubbard Found

The following is a press release:

 On July 17, 2012, Robert Storms did appear in Chemung County Court where he pled guilty to Manslaughter 1st in regards to the death of Doug Hubbard. As part of the plea agreement between Storms and the Chemung County District Attorneys Office, Storms did agree to show Investigators from the Elmira Police Department the location where he dumped the body of Doug Hubbard.

Robert Storms did lead Investigators to a hay field and hedge row on the Hibbard Rd. near the intersection of Post Creek Rd. Robert Storms pointed out the area he believed he placed the body. Elmira Police Investigators, NYSP road patrol, NYSP Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) and K-9 unit searched the area.  

As a result of the search evidence was found indicating Robert Storms had provided Investigators with the correct location. The scene was secured overnight by NYSP and Elmira Police. Today, the NYSP Forensic Investigation Unit, Elmira Police Investigators and the Chemung County Medical Examiners Office Investigator returned to the scene and processed the area. As a result, additional items of evidence and skeletal remains were recovered. 

 

Due to the evidence located at the scene, information known from the investigation and Robert Storms admissions; it is a high probability that the skeletal remains located are that of Doug Hubbard. The remains are being sent to the Monroe County Medical Examiners office for further processing and identification.