Rockland’s Medical Examiner is trying to figure out what happened after a Clarkstown resident was found dead in the basement of a New City home. Clarkstown Police say they got the call for a welfare check Sunday at 45 Ruth Drive in New City. Officers arriving on-scene were met by family members, and they discovered a strong odor coming from the basement. Police say they found human remains in a heavily decomposed state. Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call them directly at 845-639-5840.