Binghamton’s Anyichie drowns in state park

Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie drowned Sunday. He was 19.The school made the announcement Monday morning, and coach Tommy Dempsey expressed his sorrow on Twitter.”There are no words …” Dempsey wrote. “There is no blueprint for how to deal with such a painful loss. We all loved Calistus so much. He was such a special young man. We are devastated.”According to multiple reports, Anyichie’s body was found at the base of a 15-foot bank in Buttermilk Falls State Park near Ithaca, N.Y. First responders needed to use a rope system to pull his body from the ravine.His death is under investigation.

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