Ithaca police identify body recovered from Cascadilla Creek gorge as former grad student

December 5, 2012

A body recovered from the Cascadilla Creek gorge early Wednesday morning is that of 32-year-old Alan A. Young-Bryant, say Ithaca police. Mr. Bryant was a former Cornell University graduate student who had been living in Los Angeles. Police say his death appeared to have been from an accidental fall into the gorge.

The Cascadilla Creek gorge. 14850 File Photo.The Cascadilla Creek gorge. 14850 File Photo.Officers responded at 7:39am to a report of a body in the gorge in the area near the intersection of Linn Street and University Avenue, just northeast of downtown. Responding officers located a body near the gorge trail. Police say no foul play is suspected at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at Lourdes Hospital.


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