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Hurricane Sandy Victim's Body Found In Trailer 5 Months After Storm

 
Hurricane Sandy Victim's Body Found In Trailer 5 Months After Storm
Posted Tuesday, June 25th 2013 @ 12pm

(Jen Chung) This is a haunting story: A 62-year-old who man who lived in the Rockaways died from drowning during Hurricane Sandy. But Keith Lancaster's body wasn't found until April, when a pair of friends finally visited his trailer.

It's believed that five feet of water surged into his home (based on the watermark in the home) and the Wall Street Journal notes, "A calendar on the wall hadn’t been turned since before the storm. Prescriptions and medications were scattered about." No one ever reported him missing, and the ME's office said, "It’s mind-blowing to everybody" that it took so long.

Read More: Gothamist

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