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Missing 80-year-old Orleans County man found dead

Missing 80-year-old Orleans County man found dead

October 11, 2018 10:18 PM

According to the Orleans County Sheriff's Office, the 80-year-old Lyndonville man reported missing Thursday was found dead hours later. 

The man's family reported him missing Thursday afternoon. He was last seen working on a dock near his cottage on Shadigee Lane and North Lyndonville Road in Lyndonville, Orleans County. 

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That's right on Lake Ontario.

According to Undersheriff Christopher Bourke, a large scale search was conducted by officers and firefighters from multiple agencies.

The man was found by firefighters about a half a mile east of Shadigee Lane and North Lyndonville Road.

The undersheriff says it appears that he drowned, and says the lake was "extremely rough" at the time.

The man's name has not been released at this time.

News10NBC will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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