Sheriff's Office: Man drowns in Catskill creek


CATSKILL -- An Albany man drowned in the Catskill Creek on Wednesday afternoon.

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a 911 call at the Catskill Creek swimming hole following a report of a person in the water that could not swim.

It was believed the person was still under water. Upon arrival, the person was out of the water but unresponsive.

The person, identified as 18-year-old Nay Htoo, was pronounced dead at the scene after CPR and life saving efforts failed.

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