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Irondequoit contractor found dead on roof of Albion Walmart

ORLEANS COUNTY, NY (WIVB) - The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating the death of a 50 year old Irondequoit man.

Around 1 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office was asked to help Irondequoit Police Department in finding a man that had not returned to his residence after work on Thursday, according to a statement. 

Sheriff’s Deputies, along with Sheriff’s 911 Public Safety Dispatchers, were able to use cell phone technology to trace the man's phone to the area of the Super Walmart in the Town of Albion.

The victim was found dead on the roof of Walmart.

The Sheriff's Office said that further investigation revealed that he was a contractor that had climbed onto the roof at about noon on Thursday, October 11, to check for leaks.

The Sheriff's Office said there is no evidence of foul play.

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said they will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.


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