Body discovered in Troy creek identified

WYNANTSKILL, N.Y. – Troy Police investigated a report of an apparent drowning in the Wynantskill Creek Wednesday.

Troy Police Captain John Cooney said a deceased body was recovered from the Wynantskill Creek behind the Cumberland Farms at 505 Campbell Avenue.

They identified the man as Matthew Campbell, 42, of Troy, known to the area of the Burden Pond. Police do not believe the death to be suspicious.

Police, fire and rescue crews were on the scene to recover the body.


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