Body of missing elderly man found in Newburgh lake

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The body of an elderly man, reported missing last year, has been recovered from a lake in Newburgh this morning. 

Newburgh police say authorities made the discovery at Muchattoes Lake, off Route 9W, after a student posted a picture to social media.

Police say the body was severely decomposed, but that identification was recovered.

So far, a cause of death has not been determined.

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