Investigation continues into woman found dead in Rensselaer County park

Detectives in Rensselaer County continue to piece together what happened to Morgan Bates.

The 20-year-old woman who went missing from Washington County late last month was found dead in the Cherry Plain State Park in Petersburgh, Rensselaer County on Sunday.

At this point, authorities are calling this a suspicious death. However, folks commenting on social media believe Bates’ death was more than suspicious. They believe it’s sinister.

Bates would have turned 21 at the end of this month.

Her obituary says the 2019 Cambridge High School graduate loved horseback riding, four-wheeling and hunting.

Hear some of the heartfelt messages about Bates that people are leaving online by watching the video of Dan Levy’s story.