NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
New York State Police, the village of Sherburne Police Department, Chenango County Bureau of Fire and Sherburne Fire and North Norwich Fire are at the Chenango River near State Route 80 and County Route 23 in the village of Sherburne.
Just after 5 p.m., New York State Police at Norwich responded to a report of a person in the Chenango River that went underwater and had not resurfaced. The New York State Underwater Recovery Team and divers and an air boat from the Chenango County Bureau of Fire are searching the river and the area surrounding it.
Details limited due to respect for the victim’s family. More information will be released as it becomes available.