Elmira/Corning Regional Airport

Man Found Dead in Ithaca Jungle

Written By: Renata Stiehl

      ITHACA (WENY) -- Ithaca police are investigating the death of a homeless man in the encampment known as "The Jungle."
     Police say they were called to the Jungle a little before nine Monday morning, for an unresponsive man in a tent. The body was identified as 36-year-old Gary Delaney.
     Police say Delaney was last seen alive Friday night around 10. An autopsy is underway to determine the cause of death.