12 June 2022
 Major Richard J. O’Brien
 Troop G Commander
At approximately 4 p.m. on June 11, 2022, State Police responded to a possible drowning in the Hudson River in the area of Davern Road, in the town of Lake Luzerne. 


Preliminary investigation determined that Wilfredo Arizmendi, 48, of Hartford, CT, was boating with family when he entered the water to swim. Arizmendi began to exhibit distress shortly after. He was thrown a floatation device but continued to struggle to stay above water. 

Arizmendi was pulled back aboard with the assistance of another boat that was in the area. He was transported to Glens Falls Hospital where he was declared deceased.

 The investigation is ongoing.


You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.