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NJ hunter found dead in New York

GERMAN, NY (Chenango County) – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said the body of a New Jersey hunter was found in Chenango County on Saturday.

Forest rangers received a call on Nov. 18, at 10:45 p.m., from hunting partners that a 72-year-old from Metuchen Borough never made it back to their hunting camp, DEC spokesperson Jeff Wernick told RNJ.

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office, Chenango County Search and Rescue Team, and the Genegantslet Fire Department joined Rangers in the search, the DEC said.

The hunter, who was not identified, was found by search crews dead at 3:00 a.m., the DEC said.

He was then turned over to the Greene Ambulance Squad and the coroner’s office, the DEC said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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