Westport male discovered dead soon after New York mountaineering excursion

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Thomas Howard, 61, of Westport was uncovered dead in the Superior Peaks Wilderness area in New York at around 10:30 a.m., according to a statement from the New York Section of Environmetnl Conservation and the New York State Police.

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A Westport male was uncovered useless Friday early morning after a mountaineering excursion in New York, according to the New York Division of Environmental Conservation.

Thomas Howard, 61, was found dead in the High Peaks Wilderness spot in New York at all-around 10:30 a.m., according to a assertion from the New York DEC and the New York State Police.

Howard went climbing on Mt. Colden in North Elba, N.Y., on March 11. He was reported lacking on March 16 immediately after he unsuccessful to return from his trip, New York State Police reported in a launch before this 7 days.

Ahead of Howard was found Friday morning, point out law enforcement claimed his previous recognised locale was the Marcy Dam lean-to.

New York point out officials mentioned Howard’s family “wishes to categorical their gratitude to the community and the searchers for their help. The loved ones asks for privateness as they grieve the loss of their cherished a person.”