Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on January 20, 2022, the New York State Police responded to Shelving Rock Falls in the town of Fort Ann for a report of a deceased male located at the bottom of a cliff. The victim is identified as 55-year-old Timothy J. Gillen of Peekskill. Passing hikers observed Gillen at the bottom of the cliff and contacted police. Preliminary investigation determined that Gillen had been hiking in the area died as a result of a fall.
This case remains under investigation however, no signs of foul play were observed.