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Tracking the timeline of Buffalo State University Police's Saniyya Dennis investigation

Posted at 6:32 PM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-05 16:00:19-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — 19-year-old Saniyya Dennis has now been since April 24. Police said Saniyya's phone last pinged on Goat Island at 1:23 a.m. April 25. 7 Eyewitness News has broken down a timeline of the investigation into her disappearance.

In the report Wednesday, NYS Park Police say the following steps have been taken in the investigation:

  • Foot searches of Niagara Falls State Park and the Niagara River Lower Gorge in coordination with State Police, U.S. Border Patrol, Niagara County Sheriff’s Department, Ontario Canada Park Police and Buffalo State University Police.
  • Daily searches of Goat Island, Prospect Park, Cave of the Winds, and the Maid of the Mist areas.
  • A tracking bloodhound and two K9’s conducting article searches.
  • Three helicopter searches of the lower Niagara River.