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Body of Peekskill teen recovered from Delaware River

The body of a 17-year-old boy from Peekskill was recovered from the Delaware River Wednesday morning.

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2021, 5:15 PM

Updated 1,081 days ago

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The body of a 17-year-old young man from Peekskill was recovered from the Delaware River Wednesday morning.
The victim was identified as Liony Santos.
His father, Roy Escobar, tells News 12 that Santos was swimming in the river at Cedar Rapids when a current pulled him under on Sunday.
The teenager becomes the fifth person to drown in the Delaware River in the past two weeks.


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