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Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building
Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Authorities are investigating the death of a person who was found dead in the stairwell of a Westchester apartment building.  The person was found dead in a stairwell at 345 Main St. in New Rochelle on Thursday, July 11, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Detectives are currently at the scene conducting an investigation. Although a cause of death has not yet been determined, there are no apparent signs of foul play, Coyne said.  The person's identity has not yet been released.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for upda…
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…
Man Found Dead Along Shore Of Hudson Valley Lake Man Found Dead Along Shore Of Hudson Valley Lake
Man Found Dead Along Shore Of Hudson Valley Lake Police are investigating after a man was found dead along the shore of a Hudson Valley lake. The incident occurred in Orange County around 4 p.m., Friday, March 22 in the City of Newburgh. According to Mike Neppl, spokesman for the city of Newburgh Police, a fisherman reported finding an unidentified man dead along the shore of Crystal Lake. Responding officers found the man and removed his body with assistance from the New York State Police dive team. The identity of the man has not yet been released so family members can be notified, Neppl said.  The investigation is currently ong…
New Info Emerges After Body Found Submerged In Drainage Ditch In Hudson Valley New Info Emerges After Body Found Submerged In Drainage Ditch In Hudson Valley
New Info Emerges After Body Found Submerged In Drainage Ditch In Hudson Valley New information has been released after a man's body was found in a drainage ditch in the Hudson Valley. ID Released For Man Found Dead In Warwick Drainage Ditch At around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26 in Orange County, the man was found partially submerged in the ditch in the Town of Warwick on County Route 1 (Pine Island Turnpike) near Little Brooklyn Road. According to Town of Warwick Police, the man, whose identity has not yet been positively determined, was last seen on Saturday, Dec. 16. After finding the body, police said the man appeared to be in his mid-30s and may have worked in…
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina An investigation is ongoing after a female was found dead near a marina overlooking the Hudson River. On Sunday, July 30, at approximately 2:45 p.m. in Rockland County, the body was found in the water near the boat launch at the Nyack Marina.  Earlier report: Female Found Dead In Water At Nyack Marina The Nyack Fire Department pulled the body from the water and the female was pronounced dead at the scene, the Orangetown Police Department said. The female's identification is not being released until next of kin have been notified, said police. Her age has also…
Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina
Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina A female was found dead floating in the water near a Hudson Valley marina. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 30 at the Nyack Marina in Nyack.  The Orangetown Police were notified of a body found in the water near the boat launch at the Nyack Marina, said Capt. Michael Shannon, of the Orangetown Police. When officers arrived, along with the Nyack Fire Department, the female's body was found in the water and removed by firefighters, Shannon said. She was pronounced dead on the scene, Shannon added. The Orangetown Police Detective Burea…
36-Year-Old Man Found Dead By Friend In Northern Westchester 36-Year-Old Man Found Dead By Friend In Northern Westchester
36-Year-Old Man Found Dead By Friend In Northern Westchester A police investigation was prompted by the death of a 36-year-old man who was found dead in a wooded area by his friend in Northern Westchester. The incident happened on Friday, June 9, when police responded to a wooded area in Mount Kisco behind 515 Lexington Ave. after receiving a report of an unresponsive man, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  Once arriving, police and first responders found a 36-year-old man who was soon pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic. The man's friend, who reported the body to police, told authori…
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Water Near Marina In Westchester Man Dies After Being Pulled From Water Near Marina In Westchester
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Water Near Marina In Westchester Authorities are investigating after an unconscious man was pulled from water near a marina in Westchester and died soon after.  The incident happened on Thursday, May 25 just after 5:30 p.m., when the New Rochelle Police Department's Harbor Patrol was told that a man was seen floating in the water in a channel leading out from the New Rochelle Marina to Long Island Sound. The Harbor Patrol then responded and was able to pull the man out, who was unconscious and unresponsive. Officers began attempting lifesaving measures while bringing him to shore to take him to a local hospital, …
Body Found Near River In Westchester: Developing Body Found Near River In Westchester: Developing
Body Found Near River In Westchester: Developing New, updated story: New Update: ID Released Of Woman Found Dead By Bronx River In Yonkers Police are investigating a woman's death after her body was found by the banks of a river in Westchester, police said.  The woman's body was found on the banks of the Bronx River in Yonkers on Monday morning, May 1 a little after 10 a.m., according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  The location where the body was found is around a half-mile north of the New York City line.  The circumstances and cause of the woman's death are now under i…
New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge
New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge Police have identified the body of a woman found floating in the Hudson River.  The woman's body was found in Dutchess County on Monday, April 10, 10 near the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the city of Poughkeepsie. Earlier report: Woman's Body Found Floating In Hudson River According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, the woman has been identified as Ulster County resident Tashaunna S. Bogle, age 32, of Kingston. Bogle has been further identified as the person who jumped into the Hudson River from the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, Wat…
Person Dies After Fall From Window In Westchester: Police Investigating Person Dies After Fall From Window In Westchester: Police Investigating
Person Dies After Fall From Window In Westchester: Police Investigating Police are investigating a death in Westchester.  The incident happened on Friday, March 3, just before 3 p.m., when officers in Mount Vernon received a report that a person had fallen from a window at 130 Mount Vernon Ave., according to the city's police department.  Once they arrived at the scene, officers found the person lifeless on the ground.  Authorities currently believe that the person intentionally jumped from the window and no criminality is suspected. Still, detectives are investigating the death.  The person's name is being withheld pending notification of…
Body Found By FBI Agents Behind Home In Hudson Valley As Part Of 'Ongoing Case' Body Found By FBI Agents Behind Home In Hudson Valley As Part Of 'Ongoing Case'
Body Found By FBI Agents Behind Home In Hudson Valley As Part Of 'Ongoing Case' Mystery is surrounding the circumstances after FBI agents in the Hudson Valley dug up a body in the yard of a home. Agents were seen in Ulster County on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the home in the village of Ellenville on Ulster Heights Road. FBI spokesman Daniel Cifro said the body was found as part of a continuing investigation. "Due to the ongoing nature of the case, we are unable to provide further comment," Cifro said.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
2 Found Dead In Yorktown Home 2 Found Dead In Yorktown Home
2 Found Dead In Yorktown Home New Details: 150 Starving Cats Seized After Man, Woman Found Dead In Hudson Valley Home A man and a woman were found dead in a Northern Westchester home along with more than 100 cats when officers responded for a welfare check. The incident occurred in Yorktown around 9:50 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 at 149 Cordial Road when Yorktown PD officers were requested to respond to the home by a family member for a welfare check. Officers were able to force entry into the residence and located the bodies of a man and a woman, who were deceased, Yorktown Police Chief Robert Noble said. "The …
'Unusual' Death Of Elderly Westchester Man Investigated By Police 'Unusual' Death Of Elderly Westchester Man Investigated By Police
'Unusual' Death Of Elderly Westchester Man Investigated By Police An investigation was launched into the death of an elderly Westchester County man after police discovered "unusual circumstances" related to his passing, authorities said. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, just before 11 p.m., police in Mount Vernon responded to 126 Franklin Ave. after they received a report of an unresponsive man.  After arriving at the residence, police found 79-year-old John McGhee deceased in a second-floor bedroom. While looking into his death, authorities then found odd circumstances such as some "unexplainable injuries" on McGhee's body.  After consulting with doctors …
Man Missing Nearly 10 Years Found Dead In NY Living Under Assumed Name, Police Say Man Missing Nearly 10 Years Found Dead In NY Living Under Assumed Name, Police Say
Man Missing Nearly 10 Years Found Dead In NY Living Under Assumed Name, Police Say A longtime Connecticut resident from Northern Fairfield County who has been missing since 2013 has been found dead in an upstate New York apartment living under a different name. On Monday, July 29, 2013, officers from the Newtown Police Department received a call to check on Robert Hoagland as he failed to pick up a family member from the airport, said Newtown Police Lt. Scott P. Smith. Hoagland was 50 years old at the time. Through the investigation, it was learned that Robert Hoagland also failed to show up for work that day. Earlier report: Newtown Police Hope Docu…
Body Of 41-Year-Old Pulled From River In Westchester County Body Of 41-Year-Old Pulled From River In Westchester County
Body Of 41-Year-Old Pulled From River In Westchester County Updated story - New Details: ID Released Of 41-Year-Old Pulled From River In Westchester County An investigation is underway after the body of a man was found in Westchester County. The 41-year-old victim was removed from the Saw Mill River at the Chicken Island Daylighting Park in Yonkers on Sunday, Oct. 23, according to authorities. There currently "does not appear to be any obvious indications of foul play, however detectives are working to identify the exact cause and nature of the incident," the Yonkers Police Department announced. The Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office…
Body Found By Hunters ID'd As Missing Hudson Valley Man, Police Say Body Found By Hunters ID'd As Missing Hudson Valley Man, Police Say
Body Found By Hunters ID'd As Missing Hudson Valley Man, Police Say The body of a person found in a wooded area by two hunters in the Hudson Valley has been identified by police as a missing person. The Dutchess County Medical Examiners Office has identified the person found in the woods in Hyde Park, off Route 9G, as Christopher Imperatore, age 31, authorities said. Imperatore was last seen in Hyde Park on Saturday, Aug. 27, and was reported missing on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Earlier report: Body Found In Woods By Hunters In Hudson Valley, Police Say The cause of death is still under investigation, but there is no indication of…
19-Year-Old, Girlfriend Both Found Dead Inside NY Home 19-Year-Old, Girlfriend Both Found Dead Inside NY Home
19-Year-Old, Girlfriend Both Found Dead Inside NY Home Police are investigating an incident in which a young boyfriend and girlfriend were found dead at their Long Island residence. Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct officers responded to the home in Shirley at 11 Park Circle following a 911 call from the location at around 4:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. Upon arrival, officers found Destiny Leinfus, age 20, and Gavin Bifalco, age 19, dead from gunshot wounds inside the house, said police.  Detectives are investigating who fired the shots.  Detectives believe one or both died from self-inflicted injuries, police said. The pair …
Missing Hudson Valley Woman Found Dead, Police Say Missing Hudson Valley Woman Found Dead, Police Say
Missing Hudson Valley Woman Found Dead, Police Say A missing Hudson Valley woman who police have spent hundreds of hours searching for has been found dead in a wooded area. Orange County resident, Brittany Hendershot, age 19, of Port Jervis, has been missing since Thursday, June 23, but was officially reported missing to police on Tuesday, July 5 by her mother. Following the missing person's report, the Port Jervis Police Department initiated an investigation which revealed that Brittany was last seen in the Town of Wallkill, said Chief William Worden, of the Port Jervis Police. See Earlier Story: Have You Seen Her? Police Seeking He…
Missing 58-Year-Old NY Woman Found Dead Missing 58-Year-Old NY Woman Found Dead
Missing 58-Year-Old NY Woman Found Dead A 58-year-old woman who was reported missing in upstate New York has been found dead. The body of Lisa DeAngelis, of Cambridge in Washington County, was positively identified Friday, Aug. 5, in Rensselaer County, New York State Police said. Investigators said they recovered the woman’s body in a wooded area on County Route 114 in the town of Schaghticoke, not far from where her vehicle was found on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Relatives had reported DeAngelis missing on Friday, July 29, after she failed to return home, police said. Lisa DeAngelisRobin Bopp on Facebook Robin Bopp, who identifie…
Man Drowns At Boat Basin In Westchester Man Drowns At Boat Basin In Westchester
Man Drowns At Boat Basin In Westchester A man was found dead from drowning at a boat basin in the area, according to authorities. The incident took in Rye around 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 30 at the Rye Boat Basin on Milton Road. Officers responded to the boat basin on a report of an unidentified man in the water, said Lt. Michael Anfuso, of the Rye Police. Responding officers went into the water and pulled the 76-year-old man up onto the dock. Rye Brook and Port Chester Rye EMS arrived on the scene and pronounced the man dead around 9:15 a.m., Anfuso said. The man was turned over to the Westchester County Medical …
Missing Westchester Man Found Dead Missing Westchester Man Found Dead
Missing Westchester Man Found Dead A man who went missing in Westchester has been found dead, according to authorities. Ejeviome Otobo, age 70, went missing on Wednesday,  June 15 in Tuckahoe in the area of Dante Avenue, wearing a blue long sleeve sweatshirt, Tuckahoe Police said.  He had no known medical conditions, police said. On Friday morning, June 24, Tuckahoe Police announced that Otobo had been found dead on Thursday afternoon, June 23. "We would like to thank those of you who offered tips and tried to assist with the investigation," Tuckahoe Police said. "Our thoughts go out to the Otobo family during th…
Brian Laundrie's Parents Seeking To Become Beneficiaries Of Son’s Estate Brian Laundrie's Parents Seeking To Become Beneficiaries Of Son’s Estate
Brian Laundrie's Parents Seeking To Become Beneficiaries Of Son’s Estate Brian Laundrie's parents have filed a petition to become beneficiaries of his estate, according to a new report. The Daily Sun, a news outlet in Florida, reported on Friday, Dec. 10, that Christopher and Roberta Laundrie filed the documents with the probate division in Sarasota County in an effort to be granted their late son's assets. Earlier report - 'For Sale' Sign Placed Outside Laundrie Family Home As Hoax, Lawyer Says The news outlet said Laundrie's assets with Bank of America were listed as $20,000 in the documents. Laundrie's remains were found in a Florida nature reserve on …
No Signs Of Trauma, Assault In 24-Year-Old Westchester Woman Found Dead, Medical Examiner Says No Signs Of Trauma, Assault In 24-Year-Old Westchester Woman Found Dead, Medical Examiner Says
No Signs Of Trauma, Assault In 24-Year-Old Westchester Woman Found Dead, Medical Examiner Says There were no signs of trauma or assault to a 24-year-old woman who was found dead inside an area home this week, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Officers from the Mount Vernon Police Department were called to a Summit Avenue home in Westchester at approximately 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, where there was a report of an unresponsive woman in the front vestibule of a residence. Original story - Police Investigating After 24-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Westchester Upon arrival, police said that officers found 24-year-old Alexandra Castano inside the front vestibule of her home, l…
Police Investigating After 24-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Westchester Police Investigating After 24-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Westchester
Police Investigating After 24-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Westchester Police in Westchester have launched an investigation after a 24-year-old woman was found dead inside an area home. Officers from the Mount Vernon Police Department were called to a Summit Avenue home at approximately 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, where there was a report of an unresponsive woman in the front vestibule of a residence. Upon arrival, police said that the officers found a 24-year-old woman - whose name has not been released - who was dead upon arrival. Her body was taken by the Westchester County Medical Examiners Office for further investigation. Police said that the investigati…
Body Found In Westchester Park Near Library Body Found In Westchester Park Near Library
Body Found In Westchester Park Near Library A grisly scene played out at a Westchester park when the lifeless body of a dead man was found near a local library. Early on Tuesday, Sept. 14, a 37-year-old homeless man, whose name has not been released, was found unresponsive in Ruby Dee Park in New Rochelle, reportedly near the entrance on Huguenot Street. Police were called to the scene, and paramedics attempted CPR unsuccessfully. The man was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A New Rochelle Police spokesperson said that the man suffered an unknown medical condition, and there are no signs of crimina…
Woman Found Dead In Hudson Valley Woman Found Dead In Hudson Valley
Woman Found Dead In Hudson Valley Police are asking the public for help in an investigation into the death of a 63-year-old woman in the area. The woman, identified as Rose M. Mayhew-Moses, age 63, of Saugerties, was found when Ulster County Sheriff's deputies responded to a home in the Town of Olive around 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. A preliminary investigation suggests Mayhew-Moses was visiting relatives at the location and may have drowned in a body of water on the property. The investigation remains ongoing and police are asking anyone with information to contact their office at 845-338-3640. The department is …
Woman's Body Found In Compact SUV At Commuter Parking Lot In Region Woman's Body Found In Compact SUV At Commuter Parking Lot In Region
Woman's Body Found In Compact SUV At Commuter Parking Lot In Region An investigation is underway after a body was found inside a parked compact SUV at a commuter parking lot in the region. Just before 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, there was a report of a strong odor emanating from a gray, Honda CR-V, bearing a California license plate, parked in the I-84 eastbound Exit 2 lot in Danbury, Connecticut State Police said.  Responding troopers located a woman inside of the CR-V, who was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.  The woman was identified as Joanna Lynne Walker, age 71, of Rancho Murieta, California, state police said.  The i…
Man Found Dead After Unoccupied Vehicle Discovered On Side Of Hudson Valley Roadway Man Found Dead After Unoccupied Vehicle Discovered On Side Of Hudson Valley Roadway
Man Found Dead After Unoccupied Vehicle Discovered On Side Of Hudson Valley Roadway A man was found dead after state police were contacted after a vehicle was found unoccupied on the side of a Hudson Valley roadway. The incident took around 9 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23, in Orange County. That's when the Town of Deerpark Police Department called state police for assistance after locating an unoccupied motorcycle on the shoulder of State Route 97 also known as the Hawk's Nest, said Trooper Steven Nevel. A search was conducted that night using state police aviation and State Police drones. The search was stopped due to heavy fog, Nevel said. On Tuesday, Aug. 24, state police alo…
Man Found Dead In Area Residence Man Found Dead In Area Residence
Man Found Dead In Area Residence Police are investigating after finding a person dead in his area apartment. The unidentified man was discovered around 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug.15  in Nyack, said Captain Michael F. Shannon of the Orangetown Police. According to Shannon, officers responded to South Broadway, regarding an unknown medical condition.  Officers then found the unconscious man who was the sole occupant of the apartment.  Rockland Paramedic Services declared the 56-year-old Nyack resident dead at the scene, Shannon said.  An investigation is underway. The Orangetown Police&…
Missing Westchester Man Found Dead In Upstate NY Missing Westchester Man Found Dead In Upstate NY
Missing Westchester Man Found Dead In Upstate NY A man reported missing from the Hudson Valley was found dead in the parking lot of an upstate New York state park. New York State Police troopers launched an investigation on Friday, April 30 into the disappearance of Westchester County resident Jesse Ritholz, age 36, of Yonkers, who was reported missing by a family member. Police said that Ritholz’s family advised investigators that he was supposed to come to visit them on Saturday, April 24, and when Ritholz’s mother and father visited his apartment days later on Tuesday, April 27, “they observed that everything appeared normal.” During…