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Body Discovered in Susquehanna River in Upper Augusta Township


UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The body of a fisherman is found in the Susquehanna River over night.

It happened in Upper Augusta Township  , near the P.P. & L. Power Plant.

According to official Delong and a friend were fishing when the boat capsized. His friend went ashore to a  contact emergency services

The victim was identified as Walter L. Delong, age 58, of Beavertown. James F. Kelley, Coroner, has attributed his cause of death as “Drowning” and manner of death as “Accident”.

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