Body found in Mt. Morris identified

Body found in Mt. Morris identified Photo: De'Jon Washington.

April 20, 2019 03:07 PM

MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. (WHEC) - Livingston County Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty disclosed the identity of the body found on Friday afternoon as that of James Lowery of Springwater, N.Y.

Dougherty said that the Monroe County Medical Examiner confirmed the identity of the body as Lowery after performing a  complete autopsy on Saturday.


The New York State Police listed Lowery as missing in November 2018.

According to  a press release from the sheriff's office, the 70-year-old man was "a known wanderer." The discovery of Lowery's body touched of speculation that his was the body of fugitive David Clyde Morgan.

Dougherty said that he and his deputies will continue to work with the medical examiner to determine a cause of death.


Tim Hansen

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