Wednesday 11 p.m. update: Schechter was found dead on Slide Mountain in Shandaken, N.Y. by New York State Police, according to Suffolk Police. State Police are investigating the death.
A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Port Jefferson man who police say may be suicidal.
Daniel Schechter, 47, was last seen at his house at 105 Cooper Court Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., police said. He left in a black 2013 Ford Explorer with New York license plates bearing the number GFF 4095.
His AT&T cell phone was turned off in the area of Woodstock, N.Y. Tuesday at 12:01 p.m.
He is described as 5-foot-11, 195 pounds and has brown eyes and short gray hair. He was wearing black shoes, black slacks and a light green dress shirt.
Anyone with information about his location is requested to contact Sixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.