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Body of missing Monticello man found

Posted 6/30/20

MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Monticello man.

Peter Mitro, age 67, was last seen on Monday, June 29 at approximately …

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Body of missing Monticello man found



 MONTICELLO, NY — Following a 2-day search involving multiple agencies, the body of Peter Mitro, age 67, of Monticello was located in a wooded area between Scott Lane and Terry Lane on Wednesday evening.  Mitro had been reported missing on Monday evening to Monticello Police.

Mitro’s death appears to have been from natural causes, pending the final determination of an autopsy. Video surveillance from a residence on Atwell Lane, recorded on Monday at 4 p.m., showed Mitro wandering through a back yard in what appeared to be in a confused state. Mitro also had a condition that required him to be on oxygen. 

Assisting Monticello police with the search were the Sullivan Sheriff's Office, New York State Police, New York State Forest Rangers, Mobil Medic Ambulance, Sullivan County Wildland Search Team, Sullivan County Bureau of Fire and the Monticello, Rock Hill, White Lake, Wurtsboro, Summitvile, Grahamsville and Hurleyville Fire Departments.


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