A man's body was found in a car Wednesday night, by a Columbia County Sheriff's Deputy, in the parking lot of the Hudson Walmart. Area Police converged on the scene. We're told the man, from Greene County, died of an apparent drug overdose. We were told the body had been there for nine days before it was discovered. The investigation is continuing by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
The Columbia County Sheriff's office put out this statement:
SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING A DEATH
Greenport, NY – Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett reports that the Sheriff’s Office is investigating the body of a deceased male, which was found in a vehicle yesterday by a Deputy Sheriff in the Wal-Mart parking lot. There is no indication of foul play at this time.
No further details are available as the case remains under investigation.