19 July 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



State Police is investigating an apparent drowning that occurred in Cazenovia Lake in the town of Cazenovia, Madison County.

On July 18, 2020, at 7:24 pm, Troopers responded to the area of 4743 East Lake Road in the town of Cazenovia after a body was discovered floating near a wooden dock.  First responders removed the victim from the lake where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim is identified as Donald M. Dixon, age 78, from Cazenovia, NY.  An autopsy is scheduled to determine the official cause of death.

The investigation is continuing.

State Police were assisted at the scene by Cazenovia Area Ambulance Corp.


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