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Missing Teaneck man, 20, confirmed suicide victim

Photo Credit: TEANECK PD
Photo Credit: TEANECK PD

UDPATE: The body of a missing 20-year-old Teaneck man was pulled from the Hudson River on Friday after he killed himself, authorities confirmed tonight.

Timothy Hamlett, whose parents told police he vanished the night after this past Christmas, had been awaiting trial on charges throwing bricks through the windows of more than a dozen cars and homes in town — including one that sent an 18-year-old woman to the hospital.

The 6-foot-tall, 150-pound Hamlett — a former Don Bosco Prep track star — had said he was going to visit a friend in town, his parents said.

Timothy Hamlett (Courtesy: TEANECK PD)

Hamlett liked to hang out in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, between 170th and 182nd streets along Broadway, a short walk from the George Washington Bridge.

An autopsy Saturday confirmed the body recovered in off the shore in upper Manhattan was Hamlett’s, Teaneck Police Chief Robert Carney said tonight.

“According to the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause and manner of death was determined to be a drowning by suicide,” he said.

Port Authority police said it was “undetermined how he came to be in the water.”


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