Missing New York Woman Found Dead in Taconic in Hudson Valley

We’ve learned more information about a young missing woman from the Hudson Valley who was found dead in the Taconic State Parkway.

New York State Police confirmed Wednesday that a missing Orange County woman was found dead in Dutchess County.

The disappearance of a woman from Newburgh, New York in Beckman, New York

Brooks Funeral Home

Brooks Funeral Home

Catherine Garcia, 23, of Newburgh, New York, disappeared early Sunday morning. The 23-year-old Orange County woman was last seen around Hopewell Junction and Lagrangeville in Dutchess County, New York on Sunday, July 31. It is believed that she was traveling from Dutchess County to New Windsor, New York.

On Monday, August 1, Garcia’s disappearance was reported to the New York State Police by her family.

“My cousin Catherine has been missing since 3:30 Sunday morning, possibly on her way home in New Windsor, New York, in a black Hyundai Tucson,” Rodriguez Garcia wrote on Facebook.

Orange County, New York A missing woman in Dutchess County, New York

Brooks Funeral Home

Brooks Funeral Home

Garcia was reportedly last seen by friends on Saturday night, July 30, or early Sunday, July 31, at a home in Beekman Township, police said.

She was last seen wearing a red dress and driving a black Hyundai Tuscan with license plate number HPL-6286.

Garcia has been described as a 23-year-old woman 5’2″ 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair with highlights.

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Missing woman from Newburgh, NY found dead in East Fishkill, NY

Police found Garcia’s car while searching for it in Dutchess County, according to the New York State Police.

A rollover incident was reported on the Taconic State Parkway by Eastern Dutchess County Fire and Rescue around 1:45 p.m. Monday. The rollover accident occurred on the southbound Taconic State Parkway near mile 37.5 in East Fishkill, New York, not far from the Interstate 84 exit.

First responders searched the nearby woods for the vehicle and later reported that the vehicle was found in a body of water.

New York State Police confirmed Wednesday that Garica’s car was found off the road in a small body of water off the Taconic State Parkway near Exit 37 (Interstate 84) in the town of East Fishkill.

Garcia, the car’s only occupant, has been found dead, according to the New York State Police.

Missing Newburgh woman who worked for Rehabilitation Support Services in Newburgh, NY

Her obituary says, “Catherine was a kind, loving and caring soul. Her short stint on this earth left such a mark in all of our hearts.”

Garica worked in Newburgh, New York as a care manager with Rehabilitation Support Services. She received her BA from Mercy College in 2017.

NYPD helped find Newburgh, the missing New York girl in Dutchess County

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The family thanks the NYPD detective and his wife for helping find Garica and closing the family down.

“We will be forever grateful to our friend NYPD Detective Ramon Velez and his wife Lourdes Velez. Ramon Velez didn’t give up until he found our beautiful and forever beloved daughter Catherine. Thanks for giving us the closure,” the family wrote in Garcia’s obituary.

A funeral is planned for Garcia in Orange County, New York

Jarica will be visited at Brooks Funeral Home in Newburgh on Thursday, August 4, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Patrick’s Church in Newburgh is scheduled for Thursday, August 4 at 1 p.m., with the grave following at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, according to Garcia’s obituary.

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