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Body Identified on Shore of Cayuga Lake

Written By: Kellie Meyer
Body Identified on Shore of Cayuga Lake

August 25, 2014

SENECA COUNTY (WENY) -- Officials have released the identity of the man whose body was found on the west shore of Cayuga Lake over the weekend.
     His name is Douglas Laughlin, originally from Horseheads. According to the Seneca County Sheriff's office, the 54-year-old had recently been staying in the County Road 153 area of Ovid, New York. That's where his body was found on Saturday morning.
     Preliminary autopsy results show the man may have accidentally drowned. The exact circumstances surrounding the death are still under investigation.