CO Alexander Lopashanski: 603-271-3361
Lt. Robert Bryant: 603-271-3127
September 29, 2009

Manchester Man Killed in Fall from Cathedral Ledge in North Conway

CONCORD, N.H. -- New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers have recovered the body of a Manchester man who fell to his death from Cathedral Ledge in North Conway in an apparent suicide. Steven J. Clark, of Manchester, N.H., age 52, was reported last seen by his wife about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. She reported him missing to the Manchester Police Department on Sunday afternoon.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 28, two climbers walking along the base of Cathedral Ledge in North Conway discovered Clark's body. They immediately hiked back down the trail and called for help, initiating the emergency response.  Clark's vehicle was located in the parking area at the top of Cathedral Ledge, and his body was found on the ground at the base of the 600-foot cliff, at a point below the fenced viewing area. 

New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers were assisted in the recovery by the North Conway Fire Department, North Conway Ambulance, Conway Police Department, Bartlett Police Department, and the Mountain Rescue Service.

No further information is available at this time.

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