Beacon police identified woman who died in Fishkill Creek fall

Authorities say 42-year-old Sukanya Basu died in the hospital after falling down backwards a 15-foot embankment.

News 12 Staff

Jul 21, 2023, 12:18 AM

Updated 303 days ago


Beacon police identified the woman who fell into Fishkill Creek and died on Tuesday evening as 42-year-old Sukanya Basu.
They say an initial witness account described someone photographing Basu along the creek just before she fell down backwards a 15-foot embankment.
Police say she was unconscious when firefighters found her.
She died a short time later at the hospital.

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