Suburban Rochester woman’s body found in Lake Ontario

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old woman, whose body was found in Lake Ontario not far from her suburban Rochester home, apparently died in an accidental drowning.

Police in the town of Greece say they were notified Sunday morning that a woman was missing from her home on Ontario Boulevard. Officers say the woman had fallen into the lake near her property.

Her body was later recovered by members of the U.S. Coast Guard stationed nearby. Police haven’t released the woman’s name.

Officials say her death appears to be accidental and foul play isn’t suspected. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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