Dexter man found dead following vehicle fire in Tupper Lake


TUPPER LAKE, NY —  On October 18, 2022, State Police continue to investigate a vehicle fire. The vehicle was registered to Ross L. Goodenough, 72, Dexter, NY, who was located deceased in the vehicle.

This is an ongoing investigation. Please continue to contact state police regarding any information regarding this incident.



On October 16, 2022, around 1:00 p.m., New York State Police and Tupper Lake Police Department responded to a vehicle fire in a field off of McCarthy Street in the Village of Tupper Lake. Investigation revealed the vehicle to be a black 2009 GMC Sierra pick-up truck.

Tupper Lake PD and State Police are requesting the public who live in the surrounding areas to check any surveillance camera systems for suspicious activity from Saturday October 15, 2022, 8:30 p.m., to Sunday October 16, 2022, 6:00 a.m.

State Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call SP Ray Brook at 518 897 2000.