UPDATE

I hate to report this news, but sources are saying that the 70-year-old man missing from Voorheesville has been found dead. An autopsy will be done on Thursday, according to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office.

Police did not release additional information about where George's body was found.

Voorheesville Man Goes Missing

A 70-year-old man who was last seen on Tuesday, May 14th, while on a bike ride has gone missing. Meanwhile, his son went on social media to ask residents in the Voorhessville/Bethlehem area of Albany County to check their home cameras in the hope that someone has some information.

According to several sources, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing Voorheesville man. Deputies say George Klopfer, 70, was potentially last seen around the New Scotland/Bethlehem town line while out riding his electric tricycle on Tuesday afternoon.

George Klopfer, Voorheesville, was last seen Tuesday afternoon while riding his electric bike. Anyone with information on Klopfer’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Albany County Sheriff’s Office at (518) 765-2352. Photo: Facebook
George Klopfer, Voorheesville, was last seen Tuesday afternoon while riding his electric bike. Anyone with information on Klopfer’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Albany County Sheriff’s Office at (518) 765-2352. Photo: Facebook
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Son Asks to Check House Cameras

Police didn't specify where he was headed, but a Facebook post by George's son, Greg Klopfer, said he may have been headed toward Pine Street in the Village of Vorheesville.  He's urging residents to check all cameras and report to the Albany Sheriff's if they find anything worthwhile.

"My father, George Klopfer, is missing. He was last seen on his electric tricycle around 3:00 p.m., heading towards Pine Street. If you have any information or saw him on Tuesday, May 14, please contact the Albany County Sheriff’s office at 518-765-5976 or reach out to me at 518-225-1731. Please check your doorbell cameras if you can. We would really appreciate the help."  -Greg Klopfer, Facebook 

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Pine Street in the Village of Voorheesville. This is where George Klopfer may have been last seen before his disappearance on Tuesday afternoon. Anyone with information on Klopfer’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Albany County Sheriff’s Office at (518) 765-2352. Photo: Google Maps
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Anyone with information on Klopfer’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Albany County Sheriff’s Office at (518) 765-2352.

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