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Man found dead in Niskayuna woods

Man found dead in Niskayuna woods

A 62-year-old man was found dead in a wooded area in Niskayuna on Saturday.

A 62-year-old man was found dead in a wooded area in Niskayuna on Saturday.

Michael Wallender, 62, was found by police officers near the intersection of River and Rosendale roads after a report was made to the Niskayuna Police Department. He had been reported missing Friday.

Wallender reportedly lives about a quarter-mile from where his body was found.

State police were called to the scene and will work in conjunction with town police to investigate. An autopsy has been scheduled through the Schenectady County Medical Examiner's Office, but that date has not been released.

No additional information was released by police.

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