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Police: Man spent week in home with no heat

Entrance blocked by snow; 76-year-old treated for hypothermia, frostbite

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Police believe a 76-year-old Schoharie County man spent more than a week trapped in his home with no heat before being rescued Tuesday afternoon. A concerned citizen called the Schoharie County Sheriff’s Department to report that the man living on Mud Lake Road in Summit might need assistance, Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond said. When they arrived, rescuers found the home’s entrance blocked with mounds of snow and no indication anyone had been around for ...

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