Body found in South Hadley identified as Ludlow man

  • A body found in a wooded area in South Hadley has been identified as belonging to 26-year-old Christopher Ganieany, of Ludlow. LUDLOW POLICE

Staff Writer
Published: 9/27/2018 4:04:44 PM

SOUTH HADLEY — A body discovered in a secluded, wooded area off of Old Lyman Road on Monday has been identified as belonging to 26-year-old Christopher Ganieany of Ludlow, who was reported missing on Sept. 1.

Police had been searching the area for Ganieany when the body was found. 

South Hadley police are working with state police assigned to the Northwestern District Attorney’s office for the investigation.

“The investigation is ongoing,” said South Hadley Police Chief Steve Parentela. “We have some questions about the circumstances that we’re going to be investigating.”

The medical examiner is currently in the process of determining cause of death. 

Jacquelyn Voghel can be reached at

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