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21 July 2019
*UPDATE*State Police investigate swimmer missing in the Great Sacanadage Lake
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
State Police confirm the identity of the swimmer located deceased in the Great Sacanadaga Lake to be that of 36-year-old Major L. Adams of Saratoga Springs. Adams was located by seachers at approximately 10:50 a.m. this morning.
The investigation is ongoing, any updates will be posted to the newsroom.
On July 20, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m., State Police responded to the Northampton State Campground for a report of a missing boater. The subject was swimming in the Great Sacandaga Lake off of a boat in the area of Northampton Campground, when they began having difficulty swimming and went underwater.
The State Police Underwater Recovery Team responded to conduct a search. They were assisted by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, and several fire departments. Search efforts have concluded for today and will be continued tomorrow morning. The individual’s identity is not being released at this time.
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