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Fish Creek death likely a drowning

A yellow tarp covers a body recovered from the shore of Saratoga Lake at Lee's Campground on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
A yellow tarp covers a body recovered from the shore of Saratoga Lake at Lee's Campground on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
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Wednesday’s oppressive heat may have indirectly claimed a life near Saratoga Lake. Authorities are investigating an apparent drowning that occurred in Fish Creek, next to the popular Lee’s Campground in the town of Saratoga, just off Route 9P at the mouth of the lake. Saratoga County Sheriff Michael H. Zurlo said a white male who appeared to be in his mid-40s was found face-down in the water near a rental dock area, and appeared to ...

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memny
July 24, 2014
10:26 a.m.

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If this was my loved one, I certainly would not want my last visual memory to be a close up picture of him covered with a tarp with his feet sticking out. Is there any need to sensationalize a drowning?? I know all the newspapers do this but it doesn't make it right.

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