24 February 2020
 
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Eric L. Laughton
 Troop E Commander
 

 

PRESS RELEASE
 
On February 24 2020 New York State Park Police in conjunction with the New York State Police and New York State Forest Rangers recovered a human body from the Letchworth Gorge stemming from an investigation which started the evening of February 23, 2020. Members from the State Park Police High Angle Rescue Team partnered with the State Police Aviation Unit as well as State Forest Rangers to complete the recovery without incident. Members of the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations continue to investigate the identity and circumstances of the death.
 
 

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