Woman’s body found in Youghiogheny River

June 23, 2013

DICKERSON RUN (AP) – Authorities are trying to identify a woman whose body was found in a Western Pennsylvania river.

State police in Fayette County said the body was found shortly after 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Youghiogheny River in Dunbar Township near a sewage treatment plant.

Deputy Coroner Ross Rock pronounced the woman dead at the scene shortly after noon.

State and local police and rescue workers searched the riverbank but said they found no personal belongings that might help identify the woman.



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