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Missing Sidney man found dead

SIDNEY (WBNG) — The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says missing 51-year-old Byron Furman was found dead Wednesday.

He was originally reported missing on June 27.

The Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday afternoon human remains were found by utility line employees while working near a wooded area at the intersection of Lawton Hill and Franklin Depot Road in the Town of Sidney.

Sheriff’s Deputies and criminal investigators identified the remains as Furman. The Delaware County Medical Examiners Office determined he died of natural causes.

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies and investigators were assisted by New York State Troopers.

Chloe Vincente

Chloe Vincente is an Evening News Anchor at 12 News.

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