2012-08-24 / Top Stories

Skeletal Remains Of Missing Man Found

By Nicholas Briano

Robert Goode Jr., 77, of Far Rockaway. Robert Goode Jr., 77, of Far Rockaway. Multiple news outlets are reporting this week that police recovered the skeletal remains of a 77-year-old missing Far Rockaway man about 15 miles north of Monticello, New York off of Route 17.

According to reports, the body was discovered in a nearby embankment by a construction worker who was performing road repairs around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday when he saw the body lying at the edge of a creek and called police.

The identification matched that of Far Rockaway resident Robert Goode Jr., who had been reported missing since July 4 by his family. Autopsy results could not immediately determine a cause of death.

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