Body found in Wissahickon Creek

Posted: February 18, 2013

A body was found face down in Wissahickon Creek on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The person was found in the water

at Lincoln Drive and Ridge Avenue in East Falls, near where the creek empties into the Schuylkill, and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:18 p.m., authorities said.

A marine unit was called in to recover the body. Authorities did not immediately provide more information, including the person's gender or race. - Jonathan Lai

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