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Skeletal Remains found along allegany resevoir near salamanca

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what56

Johnstown, PA

#1 Sep 28, 2009
COLDSPRING, N.Y.(AP)— Authorities are trying to identify the human remains that were found by a fisherman along the shore of a remote western New York reservoir.

Capt. Bob Yale of the Cattaraugus (kat-uh-RAW'-gus) County Sheriff's Department says the skeletal remains were found Saturday afternoon by a man fishing at the Allegany (al-leh-GAYE'-nee) Reservoir near Salamanca, 50 miles south of Buffalo.

Yale said it wasn't immediately known if the person was male or female, or if foul play was involved in the person's death.

He said the reservoir's water level had been lowered for the fall, and the remains were found in the mud along the shore.

The reservoir is located on the Pennsylvania border in rugged terrain along the western edge of Allegany State Park.

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what56

Clearfield, PA

#2 Sep 28, 2009
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Captain Yale: He came across skeletal remains

Updated: Monday, 28 Sep 2009, 9:40 AM EDT
Published : Sunday, 27 Sep 2009, 6:20 PM EDT

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ONOVILLE, N.Y.(WIVB)- An afternoon outing turned grim for a fisherman. Walking along the water's edge, he found human skeletal remains. Investigators are saying very little about the find on Sunday.

There's plenty of police activity after what appear to be human remains were discovered by a fisherman late Saturday afternoon along the edge of the Allegheny Reservoir in Onoville in Cattaraugus County.

Captain Bob Yale of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department said, "He came across some skeletal remains. They appear to have been there for quite some time."

The fisherman made the discovery and immediately went for help.

Scott Siller works at a business not far from where the remains were discovered.

"He was pretty shook up when he came in. He was as white as a ghost and saying he found a body, he had found a body. I need to talk to somebody," said Siller.

Because of darkness Saturday, authorities returned to the location to carefully remove the remains.

It's very early in the investigation.

"We really don't have enough to make a determination if was foul play, a drowning or what," explained Captain Yale.

"He could make out the skull. But he couldn't tell if was male or female," Siller said.

The reservoir is located in a remote wooded area. The water is purposely lowered in the fall.

"It's very remote. The water's receded which made the remains come to the surface. They were found in the mud along the water's edge," Captain Yale said.

No missing persons have been reported in Cattaraugus County.

Authorities told News 4 that forensic specialists will be contacted to aid in the investigation.
what56

Clearfield, PA

#3 Sep 28, 2009
OK, so I dont understand how this statement can be made....
"No missing persons have been reported in Cattaraugus County."
Are there not people in the area trying to review cold cases from cattaraugus county that include missing person(s)? Some of us were told we couldn't get information regarding these cases because they were still open cases... so that statement is a contradiction in itself.
Probably if it was a skeleteon the remains werent from last week... the authorities in Cattaraugus county arent looking so hot lately
Janey

Fredonia, NY

#4 Sep 28, 2009
A psychic has said that Corie Anderson was in water and that she was trying to bring herself to the top so she can be found. Maybe there will be answers for Corie's family or some other family that has been waiting to find their loved one.

I was taken aback, myself, when they said there was no missing people in Cat Co. What about Josephine?
Nighttraits

Cincinnati, OH

#5 Sep 28, 2009
Don't forget Lori Ceci Bova from Chatauqua (sp) County is missing also.
nighttraits

Cincinnati, OH

#6 Sep 28, 2009
Don't forget Lori Ceci Bova is missing from Chautauqua County also!!
nighttraits

Cincinnati, OH

#7 Sep 28, 2009
sorry for the double post...topix hiccupped...lol
amigobirdy

Phoenix, AZ

#8 Sep 28, 2009
Janey wrote:
A psychic has said that Corie Anderson was in water and that she was trying to bring herself to the top so she can be found. Maybe there will be answers for Corie's family or some other family that has been waiting to find their loved one.
I was taken aback, myself, when they said there was no missing people in Cat Co. What about Josephine?
Corie Anderson was the first missing person that I thought about, too.
Janey

Fredonia, NY

#9 Sep 28, 2009
We have another missing woman in Chautauqua county. Patty Laemmerhirt has been missing since April of 1976.
what56

Clearfield, PA

#10 Sep 28, 2009
Karen Wilson: 3/2/1985 ; missing Albany, NY
Erica Jayne Franolich; 10/13/1986; missing from Middleburg, NY
.. Suzanne Lyall: 3/2/1998, missing Albany, NY:
. Sue Carol Laimer: missing 3/1/2001
Sugarloaf, NY
Michelle Ann Harris; missing 9/11/2001,
Owego, NY.
..Audrey May Herron: missing 8/29/2002,
Catskill, NY
....Jennifer M Hammond, missing AUG. 2003,
Ballston Spa, NY
..Yvonne Torch: missing 6/9/2004,
Newburgh,NY
... BAMBI MADDEN, missing 1/11/ 2006,
Binhampton, Ny
..Denise Hart: missing 12/06/2007, Schenectady,NY: body found in Menands, NY
.. Bethanie L Dougherty, missing 4/1/2008,
Killawog, NY
. Lutricia Steele: missing 5/1/2008, Schenectady, NY
..,Elisha Vandermortel; missing 5/1/2008,
Geneva, NY
. Kellisue M. Ackernecht: missing 9/1/2008, Johnstown, NY
. Corrie L. Anderson 10/28/2008 JAMESTOWN, NY.
Janey

Fredonia, NY

#11 Sep 28, 2009
Thanks What56 for posting all the names of the missing from NY. Just to sad.
what56

Clearfield, PA

#12 Sep 28, 2009
Theres more... I am just looking for the info.. wasnt there a kid named Damien Sharp also, I think he went missing 2002 from jamestown
amigobirdy

Phoenix, AZ

#13 Sep 28, 2009
I wonder how long it will talk for some ID of the body. From the list that what56 posted and many others; there are probably dozens of family members waiting......
God Bless all of them.
Janey

Fredonia, NY

#14 Sep 28, 2009
what56 wrote:
Theres more... I am just looking for the info.. wasnt there a kid named Damien Sharp also, I think he went missing 2002 from jamestown
I think he is missing from Warren, PA
What56

Clearfield, PA

#15 Sep 28, 2009
Exactly what I was just thinking amigobirdy, there are many people waiting to see if its their missing loved one.... Moms, Dads, Siblings, Husbands, children, friends,... My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
What56

Clearfield, PA

#16 Sep 28, 2009
Janey, your right, i just realized that.
amigobirdy

Phoenix, AZ

#17 Sep 28, 2009
I read that Corrie Anderson's family was notified; I suppose that LE contacts all the families...when a skeleton is found....
amigobirdy

Phoenix, AZ

#18 Sep 28, 2009
Does anyone know the proximity between where the sheriff offed himself and the location of the remains? Seems like it could be close....don't know....
Luther

Ephrata, PA

#19 Sep 28, 2009
amigobirdy wrote:
Does anyone know the proximity between where the sheriff offed himself and the location of the remains? Seems like it could be close....don't know....
Several miles. Not in the same area at all. This body was found in the marina area. Close to a somewhat busy state road The sheriff was on a logging road. I live about 3 miles from the marina area. Easy to drop off someone
what56

Clearfield, PA

#20 Sep 28, 2009
someone would have to think were a real bunch of idiots for us to believe that the sheriff committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest....

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