06 October 2021

Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
 Troop E Commander




The State Police announce that the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office have located the deceased body of Roy Vandemortel who went missing on September 30th.  The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the deceased body located yesterday in a wooded area near where he was last observed is in fact Mr. Vandemortel.

The investigation is continuing.


The State Police are looking for Missing Person last observed in Clifton Springs.  Missing, is Roy (RJ) Vandemortel, age 30, from Newark, NY. 

Roy was last seen at the TOPS Plaza in Clifton Springs on September 30, 2021, wearing a blue t-shirt, a blue Puma zip up hoodie, black jeans, and grey sneakers.

Roy is described as a white male, 6’ 0” tall, 150 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police in Canandaigua at (585)- 398-4100.


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.