No word on autopsy of Chatham drowning victim

June 12, 2017 06:14 PM

CHATHAM - There’s still no word yet on an autopsy performed Monday on a 19-year-old man found dead in Columbia County.

The sheriff says a group of young people were swimming in a creek off of River Road Sunday, when one man went under and never resurfaced. He's been identified as Brett Cappelli of Valatie.

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Authorities are warning people to be cautious if they go swimming in any of these popular, unsupervised spots. That specific area of the creek is posted for no swimming.


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