On July 22, 2022, State Police responded to a report of an adult that had fallen into the Saranac River, in the town of Plattsburgh, and had not resurfaced. State Police Troopers, Investigators, Underwater Recovery Team, and Drone responded, along with New York State Environmental Conservation Officers, New York State Forest Rangers, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, and several local Fire Departments’ Water Rescue Teams.
On July 23, 2022, the victim was located in the Saranac River, deceased. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday. The victim has been identified as Amanda R. Hilton, 39, of Plattsburgh.