Police: Body found off Route 901 in Mount Carmel Township


MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Mount Carmel Police Chief Brian Hollenbush has confirmed to Eyewitness News that a body was found Tuesday night off Route 901 near Excelsior.

According to the Northumberland County Coroner, skeletal remains were found by turkey hunters in a wooded area near State Route 901 in Mount Carmel Township. Authorities were called there just after 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

An autopsy and toxicology testing will be done on the remains tomorrow morning at Forensic Pathology Associates in Allentown.

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