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Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe
Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe New update: A man who went missing after leaving his Westchester residence has been found safe.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was located safely after going missing on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m. after walking away from his Irvington home, Irvington Police announced.  More information about where he was found was not released.  Original report:  Authorities in Westchester are asking for the public's help in finding a man who went missing after leaving his home.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was last seen on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m., walking away f…
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry This story has been updated.  The body of a swimmer who went missing after taking a dip in the Hudson River in Westchester was recovered following an intense recovery effort.  The person's disappearance happened on Monday, July 8 around 6 p.m., when a swimmer was reported to be in distress in the Hudson River by the area of Dobbs Ferry's Waterfront Park, according to the Dobbs Ferry Fire Department.  Arriving crews spoke to witnesses, who said they saw a swimmer go under the water around 30 feet from the shoreline who did not resurface.  More personnel were then called…
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found A 20-year-old man from Westchester who was missing for several days has been found, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela has been returned to his family after going missing on Saturday, June 29, when he was seen running shirtless near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Sunday, July 7.  Earlier Report - Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From New Rochelle Before his disappearance, Estela had been acting paranoid and told his brother that people were following him. He also posted on social …
36 Years After Upstate NY Waitress Found Bludgeoned To Death, Her Killer Remains Free 36 Years After Upstate NY Waitress Found Bludgeoned To Death, Her Killer Remains Free
36 Years After Upstate NY Waitress Found Bludgeoned To Death, Her Killer Remains Free More than three decades after Pamela Ann Devizzio was found bludgeoned to death in a ditch in upstate New York, police are no closer to catching her killer. The 28-year-old Saratoga County resident's body was found in the town of Northumberland, on the side of Putnam Road just east of Jacob Drive, by a passing truck driver on the morning of July 6, 1988. It came hours after Devizzio’s father reported her missing to the Saratoga Springs Police Department after she failed to show up for her waitress job at Mangino’s Restaurant on State Route 9P in Malta. According to the Saratoga County Sher…
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 20-year-old Westchester man who has been missing for several days.  New, Updated Report - New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela was last seen on Saturday, June 29 in the area of Pier 84 near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday, July 2.  He had been running north after taking off his backpack and shirt, police said. Before that, Estela had been seen on Friday, June 28 around 5 p.m. while leaving 44 Pleasant…
NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece
NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece An American tourist recently found dead in Greece has been identified as a Long Island horse trainer. Toby Sheets’ body was found on Sunday, June 16, on a rocky beach on the Greek island of Mathraki, according to CBS News New York. Sheets, 55, was a native of Arkansas and lived in the Nassau County village of Floral Park, where he worked as a horse trainer at Belmont Park. His cause of death is still being investigated.  He went missing after being seen at a cafe on Tuesday, June 11, and was dropped off at his rental home that night, The New York Times reported.  On Thu…
'Stop Calling Me Names,' Gabby Petito Wrote To Boyfriend Brian Laundrie: FBI Report 'Stop Calling Me Names,' Gabby Petito Wrote To Boyfriend Brian Laundrie: FBI Report
'Stop Calling Me Names,' Gabby Petito Wrote To Boyfriend Brian Laundrie: FBI Report Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old Long Island native who was killed by her fiancé Brian Laundrie in 2021, wrote him a letter imploring him to stop calling her names, according to FBI documents. Related: FBI Reveals How Brian Laundrie Took Responsibility For Gabby Petito’s Death The 300-plus documents, recently released by the FBI, outline the investigation and offer a glimpse into what transpired before and after the Suffolk County, Blue Point resident was killed by the man she said she loved in an undated letter included in the release. "You know how much I love you, so (and I'm writi…
Alert Issued For Missing 19-Year-Old Hartsdale Woman Alert Issued For Missing 19-Year-Old Hartsdale Woman
Alert Issued For Missing 19-Year-Old Hartsdale Woman Authorities are searching for a woman with autism who has been missing from Westchester for several days.  Michelle Higgs, age 19, was last seen on South Central Avenue in Hartsdale at around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.  Higgs, who has autism, was last seen wearing a burgundy sweater, a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and tan moccasins.  She is described as 5-foot-5 and 150 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.  According to authorities, Higgs is believed to be in the local area and is attracted to…
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman This story has been updated with a photo. New York State Police have confirmed that the remains of a missing Hudson Valley woman are those found at the property of a new home construction site. According to New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks, the remains of Karen Angelillo Ramsey, age 25, were found in Putnam County in the town of Patterson on April 16 during excavation work at the property of a new home. Ramsey was a resident of the town of Southeast and has not been seen or heard from since May of 1980, Hicks said. Police did not provide information on exactly where the remains were…
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Westchester Found Safe New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Westchester Found Safe
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Westchester Found Safe Two teenagers who were reported missing from Northern Westchester for more than a week have been found safe, police announced. In an announcement on Wednesday, May 22, the Yorktown Police Department announced that 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who went missing on Sunday, May 12, have been found safe.  Earlier Report - Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing For Days The two girls had last been seen together in Peekskill, according to police.  The teens were found with the help of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and New…
Man Missing From Yonkers Found Safe Man Missing From Yonkers Found Safe
Man Missing From Yonkers Found Safe New update: A man who was reported missing in Westchester has been found safe. Douglas Smith, age 73, was found safe after going missing in Yonkers on Wednesday, May 22, Yonkers Police announced on Thursday, May 23.  More details about where Smith was found were not released. Original Report: Authorities in Westchester are asking for help from the public in finding a missing 73-year-old man.  Douglas Smith was last seen in the area of 115 South Broadway in Yonkers on Wednesday, May 22, Yonkers Police announced on Thursday morning, May 23.  According to the depart…
Police Issue Alert For 2 Missing Teens Who May Be In White Plains Area Police Issue Alert For 2 Missing Teens Who May Be In White Plains Area
Police Issue Alert For 2 Missing Teens Who May Be In White Plains Area Authorities are seeking help from the public in finding two teenagers who have been missing from Northern Westchester for several days. New, updated report - New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Northern Westchester Found Safe In an announcement on Wednesday, May 15, the Yorktown Police Department and New York State Police said they are looking for 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who have been missing since Sunday, May 12.  Both teens were last seen together in Peekskill but may also be in the area of White Plains, police said. New York State Police …
Update: Man Reported Missing In Westchester Arrested Out Of State On Drug Charges Update: Man Reported Missing In Westchester Arrested Out Of State On Drug Charges
Update: Man Reported Missing In Westchester Arrested Out Of State On Drug Charges A 45-year-old man who was reported missing from Westchester several months ago was arrested in another state and found in possession of drugs, police said. Norman Allen-Meyer Shaw, age 45, was reported missing from Mount Vernon by his wife, Veronica Shaw, on Thursday, Dec. 28. He had last been seen in Mount Vernon and the New Haven County city of West Haven, Connecticut.  Earlier Report - 44-Year-Old Man Goes Missing: Last Seen In Mount Vernon Months after he went missing, Shaw was arrested in Polk County, Florida on Tuesday, April 30, according to the Polk County …
Seen Him? Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Reported Missing Seen Him? Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Reported Missing
Seen Him? Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Reported Missing Police are asking for help in locating an 18-year-old Hudson Valley man who was reported missing. Orange County resident Tyler Rivera was last seen at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the village of Washingtonville on Emerson Drive. Rivera is considered a vulnerable adult with autism and may be in need of medical attention, according to the Washingtonville Village Police Department. At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a light gray sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, white sneakers, and was carrying a black backpack. Police said he may have traveled to Ulster County. Anyone…
New Update: Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Are Of Young Woman New Update: Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Are Of Young Woman
New Update: Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Are Of Young Woman Authorities have confirmed that human remains unearthed on a Hudson Valley construction site are of a young woman who may have been dead for over a decade.  The remains were found in Putnam County on Tuesday, April 16, during excavation work at the property of a new home built in Patterson in the area of Ice Pond Road, according to New York State Police. Earlier Report - Human Remains Found Near Ice Pond Road In Patterson The investigation into identifying the remains is still in its early stages, but so far, police have confirmed they are of a white female between 16 and 28 year…
Missing Jacklyn Kauffo, Age 19, Found Safe: Yonkers PD Missing Jacklyn Kauffo, Age 19, Found Safe: Yonkers PD
Missing Jacklyn Kauffo, Age 19, Found Safe: Yonkers PD New, updated report:  A 19-year-old woman who went missing from Westchester has been safely found, police said. Jacklyn Kauffo, age 19, was found safe after going missing in Yonkers on Saturday, April 20, Yonkers Police announced on Tuesday, April 23.  Police did not say where Kauffo was found.  Original Report:  Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 19-year-old woman who has been missing from Westchester for several days. In an alert issued on Sunday, April 21, Yonkers Police announced they are searching for 19-year-old Jacklyn Kauff…
Seen Him? Former Westchester Resident Missing Seen Him? Former Westchester Resident Missing
Seen Him? Former Westchester Resident Missing The New York State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Hudson Valley man who hasn't been since Sunday, March 24. Nicolas Faust, age 43, formerly of Ulster County in Marlborough, and Westchester County in Peekskill, was reported missing by his family, said Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. Faust was last seen by friends in the Mill Street area of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, March 24 around 2 a.m. He is described as being 5-foot-9, 175 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call the New York State Police at 845-677-7300…
Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen In Yonkers: Police Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen In Yonkers: Police
Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen In Yonkers: Police Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a man who has been missing for nearly a month and was last seen in Westchester.  Darin O'Rourke, age 55, was last seen in Yonkers on Saturday, March 2 in the area of 117 Mansion Ave., Yonkers Police announced on Friday, March 29. O'Rourke, described as 5-foot-7 and 180 pounds, may need medical attention, police said. His last known clothing is not known.  Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call Yonkers Police at 914-377-7900.  Click the Facebook icon below to share this story.  Thi…
Update: Missing 26-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Found Dead Update: Missing 26-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Found Dead
Update: Missing 26-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Found Dead A 26-year-old man from the Hudson Valley who had been missing for nearly two months has been found dead.  Putnam County resident Colin Albert Marma of Garrison, age 26, was found dead nearly two months after he was last seen on Friday, Feb. 2, according to an announcement by the Hope Alive 845 non-profit group on Thursday, March 28.  Earlier Report - Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Garrison "Hope Alive 845 Team sends our love and condolences to the family who did everything humanly possible to find their son," the group said in their announcement, adding, …
Update: Westchester Man Missing For Months From Found Dead, Family Says Update: Westchester Man Missing For Months From Found Dead, Family Says
Update: Westchester Man Missing For Months From Found Dead, Family Says The family of a man who was found dead after going missing from Northern Westchester for several months is asking for help from community members for his funeral expenses.  Jose Fernando Palta, who was missing from the Ossining area since Sunday night, Dec. 17, was found dead on Saturday, March 16, according to his cousin, Rosa Angelica.  Earlier Report - Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Ossining In the days since Palta was found, Angelica has started a GoFundMe fundraising page to collect donations to go toward his funeral expenses.  The …
Missing Man From Westchester, Age 46, Found Safe Missing Man From Westchester, Age 46, Found Safe
Missing Man From Westchester, Age 46, Found Safe New Update:  Police in Westchester have safely located a 46-year-old man who went missing. Jean Tria, who went missing on Monday, Jan. 1, was found safe, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, March 11. More information about where he was found was not released.  Original Report: Authorities in Westchester are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 46-year-old man.  An alert was issued by the Yonkers Police Department on Wednesday, March 6 for Jean Tria, who has been missing since Monday, Jan. 1.  According to the department, Tria was last seen in the area of…
‘We Need Answers’: Death Of 14-Year-Old NY Girl Still Mystery One Year Later ‘We Need Answers’: Death Of 14-Year-Old NY Girl Still Mystery One Year Later
‘We Need Answers’: Death Of 14-Year-Old NY Girl Still Mystery One Year Later A year after Samantha Humphrey’s body was pulled from a river in upstate New York, her killer remains at large. The 14-year-old Schenectady High School sophomore was last seen on Nov. 25, 2022, near the city's Mohawk River. Her mother reported her missing the following day. Investigators spent months fruitlessly searching the water and surrounding areas with K9 units and dive teams before her body was finally recovered on Feb. 22, 2023. Earlier Report: NY Teen Samantha Humphrey Remembered As 'A Light In The Dark' Following Death At Age 14 A week later, Schenectady Police confirmed…
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Authorities are asking for help from the public in locating a missing 26-year-old Hudson Valley man who may be in need of medical attention. New, updated report - Update: Missing 26-Year-Old Garrison Man Found Dead Putnam County resident Colin Albert Marma of Garrison, age 26, was last seen on Friday, Feb. 2, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 12.  Marma, a vulnerable adult who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black gym pants, red sneakers, and a black baseball cap.  He is described as …
Missing Fairfield County Mother Of 5 Jennifer Dulos Declared Dead By Judge Missing Fairfield County Mother Of 5 Jennifer Dulos Declared Dead By Judge
Missing Fairfield County Mother Of 5 Jennifer Dulos Declared Dead By Judge A missing Connecticut mother of five has been declared dead by a judge after being missing for more than four years. Fairfield County resident Jennifer Farber Dulos, age 50, of New Canaan, was declared dead officially by a judge on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, according to ABC News 7. Related story: Missing New Canaan Mom Of Five Feared For Her Life, Reports Say Dulos' mother, Gloria Farber, who is the guardian of her children, had petitioned the court to declare Jennifer dead to protect the children's assets, the news outlet reported. Dulos, whose body has never been found was last se…
'Historic Moment': Hochul Enacts Task Force Focusing On Missing Women, Girls Of Color 'Historic Moment': Hochul Enacts Task Force Focusing On Missing Women, Girls Of Color
'Historic Moment': Hochul Enacts Task Force Focusing On Missing Women, Girls Of Color Leaders in New York are aiming to put greater focus on cases involving missing girls and women of color. A bill signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday, Dec. 21, established a task force on missing women and girls who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). The nine-member task force will include representatives from the Office of Family and Children's Services and New York State Police and will work to address discrepancies in how such cases are handled. They will be required to submit a report on their findings and recommendations within two years. “Public safety is my top p…
Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Westchester Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Westchester
Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Westchester Town officials in Northern Westchester are asking residents to be on the lookout for a person who has been missing for several days. Jose Fernando Palta has been missing since Sunday night, Dec 17, according to a Facebook post that was re-shared by Ossining town officials on Tuesday night, Dec. 19.  Palta was last seen near the Hudson River, his family said.  Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 845-200-9017. Click the Facebook icon below to share this story.  Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing Five people were killed and two others went missing during the powerful storm with torrential rain and damaging winds pummeled the Northeast. In upstate New York, 76-year-old MaryAnn Hyland died when her Chevrolet SUV became submerged in floodwaters in the village of Catskill in Greene County late Monday morning, Dec. 18, according to this Daily Voice report. Hyland was a resident of the hamlet of Leeds in Greene County. In Hanover, Massachusetts, about 25 miles south of Boston, 89-year-old Robert Horky was killed after a tree fell on a small travel trailer he was in at around 9:45 a.m…
'Heinous' Killing: Hudson Valley Man Admits Stabbing Victim To Death, Hiding Body In Home 'Heinous' Killing: Hudson Valley Man Admits Stabbing Victim To Death, Hiding Body In Home
'Heinous' Killing: Hudson Valley Man Admits Stabbing Victim To Death, Hiding Body In Home More than a year after a missing Hudson Valley man was found stabbed to death and wrapped in a tarp, his killer has finally confessed. Rockland County resident Joseph Janulewicz, age 65, of West Nyack, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Rockland County Court on Wednesday, Nov. 22, in the death of Brian Romney. The 56-year-old Orange County resident, of Greenwood Lake, was reported missing in June 2022 after he failed to show up at a relative’s home in West Nyack. Earlier Report: Man Charged With Murder After Body Of Missing Person Found In West Nyack Village of Greenwood Lake Police…
New Update: Missing NY 17-Year-Old May Be Traveling With This Man, Police Say New Update: Missing NY 17-Year-Old May Be Traveling With This Man, Police Say
New Update: Missing NY 17-Year-Old May Be Traveling With This Man, Police Say Police have released new details in the search for a missing New York teenager who may have traveled hours away from home. Rensselaer County resident Chante Ballo, age 17, of East Greenbush, was last seen shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, near Robert Lane and Red Mill Road. In an update Wednesday, Oct. 11, the East Greenbush Police Department said Chante is believed to be with 34-year-old Gabriel Vargas in the Richmond Hills area of Queens. Chante is described as 5-feet-5-inches tall and 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing all black with white sneakers and was …
New Update: 24-Year-Old NY Woman Missing For Several Days Found New Update: 24-Year-Old NY Woman Missing For Several Days Found
New Update: 24-Year-Old NY Woman Missing For Several Days Found New update: A 24-year-old New York woman who was missing for several days has been found. Oneida County resident Madelyn Fiore, age 24, had last been seen leaving her town of Marcy home at around noon Tuesday, Oct. 3. Fiore took off without her cell phone and failed to show up to work or her college classes, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office. On Friday, Oct. 6, sheriff's officials announced that that Fiore had been found off of Church Road in Marcy.  She was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for evaluation. No other details were given. Original story: Poli…
New Update: Missing NY Girl Located New Update: Missing NY Girl Located
New Update: Missing NY Girl Located New update: A 16-year-old New York girl who went missing has been found. Emily Clapper, a resident of Herkimer County, about 80 miles west of Albany. had last been seen on Monday, Oct. 2. Late Thursday night, Oct. 5, New York State Police announced she was located in "good health" in southern Otsego County, in the city of Oneonta by Oneonta Police.  "We would like to thank the public for their assistance," state police said in a statement. Original report: Have you seen her? A 16-year-old New York girl has gone missing and a statewide alert has been issued on Wednesday,…