Body recovered from Oneida Lake believed to be that of missing man

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department says a body has been recovered from Oneida Lake.

Posted: Jul 7, 2019 2:49 PM
Updated: Jul 8, 2019 9:01 AM

UPDATE: 8:51 a.m. Monday - The Oneida County Sheriff tells NEWSChannel2 a body has been recovered from Oneida Lake. It is believed to be the body of a man who went missing on Friday.

We have crews headed to the area and will have updates as soon as they come into the newsroom.

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UPDATE: Crews will resume looking for the missing 51-year-old at daylight on Monday.

Nothing has been found as of Sunday night at 9:30.

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CANASTOTA, N.Y -- The Cadaver dogs that have been brought in to aid with the search effort have narrowed down a search location for a 51-year-old man who went missing on Friday.

The search started on Friday after a man who jumped in the water, in the area in front of Callahan's Marina, never came back up.

On Sunday morning, a dive team from Rochester and a team of Cadaver dogs were brought in to aid with the search effort.

Sergeant Scott Kahl with the Oneida County Sheriff's Department said that the search is now focused on the area in front of the Callahan's marina. The Sergeant saying, "We are hoping today is the day."

Stay tuned to NEWSChannel 2 for updates as we follow the story.

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