The Northern Westchester Examiner

Missing Somers Man Found Dead in Woods

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The body of a Somers man who disappeared the morning of May 9 was located Thursday afternoon in a wooded area off Route 202.

State Police in Somers said an extensive search was underway when Garret (Gary) McKeon, 67, was spotted by an area worker passing through at approximately 1:15 p.m. No signs of foul play are suspected and the cause of death is pending an autopsy.

McKeon suffered from Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Since his disappearance, countless local residents joined police agencies in the almost weeklong ground searches and displaying missing person fliers. His family had also set up a Facebook page.

The search efforts involved the State Police Aviation, Canine, SCUBA and Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Westchester County and Stamford, CT Police Bloodhound units and the MTA Police.



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