SEARCH & RECOVERY Herkimer County,
CASART was notified on Thursday 10/09/08 at , by the NYSFEDSAR, to activate the team
for immediate response.Type III
and Crew Bosses had been requested by NYS Forest Rangers to search for Dean
Morey or subject a white male age 91.The subject was last seen on
Tuesday 10/07/08.He lived with his 96 year old sister and did return for dinner that
evening, but she did not report him missing.Someone noticed his car parked overnight and reported the subject
missing the morning of 10/09/08.State Police and Forest Rangers conducted Type I searches in the
morning without success and requested volunteer SAR teams to join in the
search using Type III grid searches.The subject was located by a Type III search crew about , deceased.
The subject was believed to have been scouting a place where he would go
hunting when the hunting season would open the next weekend.
following seven (7) CASART members reported to the Incident Command Post at
the Norway Community Center to find that the subject had been located about
fifteen minutes before they arrived: Joe Gelsomino, Todd Golem, Bruce
Knudsen, Bruce O’Hara, Greg O’Hara, Roy Reehil and Charles Taylor.
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to CASART at P.O. Box 143, Inlet, NY 13360, call us at 315-357-4381, visit our web site at
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