Just before Thanksgiving, a missing hunter was found dead in Upstate New York.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed a hiker was found dead in the woods in Upstate New York.

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On Saturday, Nov. 18. around 10:45 p.m., Forest Ranger Oldroyd responded to a call for an overdue hunter.

A 72-year-old man from New Jersey went missing while hunting with a group in Chenango County.

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One person in the 72-year-old's hunting group called authorities to report the man never made it back to their hunting camp.


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Soon, the Chenango County Sheriff's Office, Chenango County Search and Rescue Team, and the Genegantslet Fire Department joined DEC Rangers in the search.

On Sunday, Nov. 19, around 3 a.m. search crews located the body of the 72-year-old hunter.

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The unnamed New Jersey man was pronounced dead on the scene. His name hasn't been released.

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The hunter was turned over to the Greene Ambulance Squad and the coroner.

A cause of death wasn't released but authorities haven't indicated foul play.

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