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State police believe woman found dead in Vernon committed suicide

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - New York State Police say the death of a woman found in a small creek in the Village of Vernon is a suicide.

According to officials, the Village of Vernon Police Department was dispatched around 3 p.m. Tuesday to the report of a person in the water behind Bartholomew Park at 10 Ruth St.

The woman was in her late 20s. Officials are not yet releasing her name until next of kin is notified.

The investigation is continuing.

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