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Body of missing elderly man found in Newburgh lake

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

News 12 Staff

Nov 6, 2019, 5:01 PM

Updated 1,689 days ago

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Body of missing elderly man found in Newburgh lake
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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