Monsey, NY – A young man’s body was found Sunday night along an idle rail line near New County Road.
Ramapo police Lt. Brad Weidel said the body was that of a male, about 25 to 30 years old. The man was found face-down, clothed and wearing a yarmulke and sneakers. He was cleanshaven.
Weidel said there were no obvious signs of foul play.
“I’m treating this as a suspicious death only because he was found in the middle of nowhere,” Weidel said.
Ramapo police, the sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations and the county medical examiner with Chesed Shell Emes and Misaskim were all at the scene.
Police said all-terrain vehicle riders reported finding the body about 9:30 p.m., about one-third to one-half mile down the tracks from New County Road. The body was removed about 11:20 p.m.
A large crowd had gathered at Monsey Heights Road and was asking police for information.
Chesed Shell Emes was on the case since last night. and working together with the Medical Examiners Office. The bochur O”H had a history of seizures.
The body has been positively identified by the family, as 22-year-old Moshe Yehuda Gluck.
The lvaya will be 3:00pm, at Hellmans Funeral Home, 15 Stage St. in Hillcrest. Burial will take place at Community Synagogue Cemetery on Brickchurch Rd. in Monsey, NY