Crews retrieve body along Lackawanna River

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SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – The body of a deceased male was discovered in the Lackawanna River near the Olive Street Bridge Friday evening, the Lackawanna County Coroner has confirmed.

Police responded to a report of a body along the river off Olive Street near Scranton High School just after 6 PM Friday evening.

The Scranton Fire Department and its rescue unit recovered the person from the river.

The male is unidentified at this time. Scranton PD is searching for persons reported missing.

An autopsy will be scheduled.

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