03-22-2010, 10:21 AM #1
NY - Ballston, Human Remains Found, Mar'10 - Edward Schermerhorn
Human remains found in Ballston
March 22, 2010 5:23 AM
BALLSTON -- Human remains were discovered in the town of Ballston on Sunday.
The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says that remains were found along a bicycle path between Outlet Road and Connolly Road.
The Sheriff's office did not say how long the remains were there or provide any other details.
They are investigating.
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03-22-2010, 05:37 PM #2
03-22-2010, 11:04 PM #3We will never forget you Kellisue Ackernecht
03-23-2010, 01:23 PM #4
The granddaughter of Mr. Wlosinski on another board is saying the description of the clothing is matching Mr. Wlosinski.
03-23-2010, 01:56 PM #5
That would be a long way to travel on foot, for a 74 year old with dementia.
Also, Saratoga county police say that the remains appear to be over a year old.
It is about a 3 hour drive from where the remains were found.
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03-23-2010, 02:07 PM #6
03-23-2010, 02:25 PM #7
BALLSTON — Saratoga County coroner John DeMartino said officials will likely have a positive identification this afternoon on the remains found in a wooded area off a Ballston bike path yesterday.
“We’re waiting for a determination on dental work,” he said.
DeMartino said the remains were transported to Albany Medical Center Sunday evening after he was called to the scene around 6:45 p.m.
The remains were discovered by a passerby walking on the trail between Outlet and Connolly Roads Sunday afternoon.
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DeMartino confirmed that a weapon was found at the scene but said he could not comment on the cause of death. The skeletal remains had likely been in the woods for “at least a year,” he said. “Nobody really goes in that area.”
A pathologist from Albany Medical Center examined the body yesterday.
The remains were of a single individual whose age and gender were not immediately known. Authorities released no information regarding the individual's identity Monday evening.
The bike path near where the remains were found runs parallel to an Amtrak train line just east of Route 50. A fishing pier and waterfront houses are located about a quarter of a mile down the road at Ballston Lake.
The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department was on the scene for much of the day Monday. Sheriff James Bowen said the pathologist who performed the examination on the remains is in court on another matter today so the announcement may not be made today.We will never forget you Kellisue Ackernecht
03-23-2010, 02:34 PM #8
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03-23-2010, 03:46 PM #9
03-23-2010, 04:16 PM #10Registered User
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Police identify Ballston body
BALLSTON - Investigators have identified the body found in Ballston on Sunday. A police source tells NewsChannel 13 it was a suicide, as the gun was found nearby.
The remains were found near a bicycle path between Outlet and Connolly roads.
and then theres the story of the man who found him: http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories...storyID=914398
03-24-2010, 08:06 AM #11
By EMILY DONOHUE, The Saratogian
Police evidence tape is strung from a tree in the woods off of the town of Ballston’s biking and hiking trail, where remains were found Sunday. Although the remains have yet to be identified, the death has been ruled a suicide. (ERICA MILLER, The Saratogian)
BALLSTON — Officials have not yet released the identity of the human remains which were located in a wooded area off of a Ballston Spa bike path Sunday, but they have identified the victim and were set to notify next of kin late Tuesday night, Saratoga County Coroner John DeMartino said.
He said he expects an announcement from the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department regarding the identity will be made today.
DeMartino confirmed there was a gun found at the scene and the cause of death was ruled a suicide. The skeletal remains had likely been in the woods for "at least a year," he added.
"Nobody really goes in that area," DeMartino said. The bike path runs parallel to an Amtrak train line just east of Route 50. The remains were found on a stretch between Outlet and Connolly roads. A fishing pier and waterfront houses are located about a quarter of a mile down the road on Ballston Lake.
DeMartino said the remains were transported to Albany Medical Center Sunday evening after he was called to the scene at around 6:45 p.m. A pathologist then examined the remains and used dental records to help with identification at the hospital, he said.
A passerby walking on the trail Sunday afternoon made the discovery.
Investigators from the Sheriff’s Department were on the scene for much of the day Monday.We will never forget you Kellisue Ackernecht
03-24-2010, 11:14 AM #12
Last updated: 11:03 a.m., Wednesday, March 24, 2010
BALLSTON SPA -- Police this morning identified the man who they believe killed himself near Ballston Lake as Edward A. Schermerhorn, a 51-year-old resident of the Oak Grove Motel in Burnt Hills.
Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=914746#ixzz0j6iXF9YD
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