NYS police recover body of Westport man reported missing after hiking in New York

Local news agencies reported police recovered the body of 63-year-old Thomas Howard Friday.

News 12 Staff

Mar 18, 2022, 4:26 PM

Updated 791 days ago

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The body of a Westport man who disappeared after going for a hike in upstate New York has been found.
Local news agencies reported police recovered the body of 63-year-old Thomas Howard Friday.
Howard was last seen March 11 near Mount Colden, just south of Lake Placid.
Howard was reportedly planning on hiking along a trail known for its potentially dangerous conditions.
A preliminary cause of death was not released.


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