State police investigating death in Northumberland County

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EAST CAMERON TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – UPDATE: According to Pennsylvania State Police, the deceased individual has been identified as Joshua Phillipy.


According to Pennsylvania State Police, the Troop F Forensic Services Unit responded to and examined the scene in East Cameron Township. It is of the opinion of unit personnel and investigators on scene that no foul play is suspected and there is no cause for public concern.


Police are investigating a death in Northumberland County.

According to police, an individual contacted State Police Stonington around 8:46 AM Saturday to report a deceased individual found in the wooded area near Bates Road in East Cameron Township, which is four miles south of Shamokin.

The identity of the victim is unknown at this time. Few details are available at this time as this is an ongoing investigation.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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