Police: Body Believed to be Missing Colchester Woman Found

Colchester, Vt. - Colchester Police say a body believed to be the woman who went missing from a camp in Colchester on Sunday was found on Wednesday afternoon. 

Police say Cynthia Whalen, 52, wandered away from a camp on Niquette Bay Road at 11:20 p.m. Sunday.

Colchester Police say the body was found in Lake Champlain in the area near Niquette Bay State Park .  Police say a swimmer reported seeing a body floating in the water at around 3 p.m. Crews were able to recover the body. 

On Tuesday, crews focused searching the waters of Niquette Bay.

During Monday’s search efforts, Whalen’s shoes were found near a beaver dam not far away from where she was last seen. Police say they appeared to have washed up there.

Police say foul play is not suspected.

Local 22 & Local 44 will update this story when more details become available. 


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