14 March 2023
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander


The New York State Police continue to actively investigate the murder of 20-year-old town of Wallkill resident Megan McDonald.

McDonald’s body was found on March 15, 2003, in a field off Bowser Road in the town of Wallkill in Orange County.  McDonald’s 1991 white Mercury Sable was discovered two days later in the Kensington Manor apartment complex parking lot, in the town of Wallkill. The cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma. At the time of her death, McDonald worked at the Galleria Mall in Middletown and was attending SUNY Orange County Community College. 

The New York City Detective’s Endowment Association is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Megan’s killer.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is also offering a separate $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Megan’s killer.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call State Police Middletown BCI at 845-344-5300. Anonymous tips may be called into the Troop F Major Crimes confidential tip line at (845) 344-5370 or emailed to crimetip@troopers.ny.gov


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