Alex Grant Found Dead in Saratoga Springs

Grant's body was found Tuesday.

Saratoga Springs emergency response personnel have found the body of Alexander Grant, the on Sunday afternoon.

According to a statement from the Saratoga Springs Police Department, Grant's body was found in Putnam Creek, which is about four-feet-deep. The creek is located approximately a quarter mile away from where he was last seen, on surveillance footage, breaking into a medical office building.

Police report area firefighters used underwater probing equipment to locate the body at approximately 11 a.m. this morning.

According to police, it appeared Grant's body had become entangled in the underbrush below the water. His body was found about 200 yards from the railroad line where articles of his clothing had previously been discovered.

Grant's family is in Saratoga County and has been notified of his death.

Grant was a sophomore at Boston College, majoring in economics. According to a statement from the school, he had been visiting friends at Skidmore College when he disappeared in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The school reports Grant was "a member of the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Program" and "a gifted and popular student in his class."


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