Police identify body found in marshy area near Western Lights

Syracuse Police have identified the body they found in a swampy area near Western Lights on Saturday.

Police say 60-year-old Valentin Santa was reported missing by his family on May 5.

The autopsy showed that Santa died from drowning.

Detectives say that Santa was last seen alive at the Price Chopper in the Western Lights Plaza on May 5, and they think he tried to cross the marsh area and drowned.

Police identified Santa from his fingerprints.