The White Plains Police Department has reopened a missing person’s case that was first reported in late 1989, based on a recent discovery by DEP Police of a vehicle submerged in an upstate reservoir, matching the description of a vehicle relevant to the case.
The vehicle, which was removed from the water by State Police and DEP Police personnel is being treated as evidence.
Apparent human remains were found in the vehicle, and confirmation that the remains are of the missing party in question are pending forensic examination.
Release of names are pending forensic examination and any subsequent notification to next of kin.
The White Plains Police Department will continue to work with the DEP Police and Medical Examiner’s office to attempt to determine cause of death and identification.
More information may be made available as it becomes known.