NY: Body of missing hunter is found
October 18, 2010
Body of missing hunter is found
WADDINGTON - A missing hunter was found dead Sunday morning off County
Raymond D. Burton, 53, Hemmingford, Quebec, was last seen Saturday by
friends when he went deer hunting, St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies
said. He was reported missing late Saturday when he did not return to the
hunting camp as planned.
Foul play is not suspected, but the investigation is continuing, deputies
Several sheriff's deputies, state forest rangers, state troopers and
firefighters searched the area around the camp, deputies said. His body was
found around 7:30 a.m. Sunday by state forest rangers about 1,300 feet off
County Route 31.
Coroner James M. Sienkiewycz said Mr. Burton could have died from a heart
attack. An autopsy will be done today at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam,
by forensic pathologist Dr. Samuel A. Livingstone.
Mr. Burton's hometown is nearly 100 miles from Waddington. Hemmingford is
a few miles from the U.S.-Canada border near Champlain, Clinton County.
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