Saratoga Co. officials investigating unattended death

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CHARLTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death that resulted in multiple HAZMAT teams responding to the scene.

According to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in at 12:45 p.m. Monday for a welfare check to the residence of Paul Jezierski, 70, of the town of Charlton.

When officers arrived, Jezierski was unresponsive and an unknown chemical was found inside the home. The three officers that entered the home left the residence to be treated for the exposure of that unknown chemical. They have since been released. Police said there is no danger to the public.

The liquid was sent out for testing, but was not identified, and no further testing will be conducted on the liquid.

It’s unclear what may have caused the death. The investigation is ongoing.

Crooked Street was closed for a time but has since reopened.

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