Man's body found in Wissahickon

Posted: February 18, 2013

A MAN'S BODY was found facedown in Wissahickon Creek in East Falls on Saturday.

A person walking in the park found the body about 2 p.m. near Lincoln Drive and Ridge Avenue, where the creek empties into the Schuylkill. Police said the body was recovered by the Marine Unit, and medics pronounced the man dead.

Police were awaiting autopsy results from the Medical Examiner's Office to determine whether foul play was involved. The person's name was not released.

- Solomon Leach

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